Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 5:20 EDT

Latest Stress fracture Stories

2013-03-07 23:00:59

Skechers Shape-Ups lawsuits allege the rocker-bottom design of Skechers Shape-Ups toning shoes promotes gait instability, which can lead to serious injuries, including stress fractures. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced product liability law firm, has filed six new Skechers stress fracture lawsuits on behalf of consumers who suffered stress fractures, allegedly due to the rocker-bottom sole design of Skechers Shape-Ups toning shoes. The Skechers...

Shoes That Replicate Being Barefoot May Be Bad For Your Bones
2013-03-07 15:06:55

WATCH VIDEO: [Caution on Barefoot Running Shoes] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you´ve expressed any interest in exercise on Google or ℠liked´ a themed race on Facebook, you have, more likely than not, had targeted advertising pop-ups introducing you to the growing trend of minimalist and barefoot footwear. On running trails and at races, the prevalence of ℠barefoot running´ has likely not gone unnoticed. In a new study by...

2013-01-02 12:21:19

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning to start running or taking a Zumba class in the new year? It is important to take it slow, warm-up properly, and wear the proper footwear for the activity. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) has a lot of advice to offer individuals looking to try out new exercise regimens for 2013. Overuse injuries, including stress fractures and Achilles tendinitis, may be avoided with some tips. (Logo:...

2012-07-26 14:06:40

Intervention after a first fracture reduces repeat occurrences; comprehensive research review shows fracture liaison services work and need to be implemented, says expert panel in a first-of-a-kind report An international expert task force is calling on health care providers to aggressively identify and provide care for the millions of people who have suffered their first osteoporosis-related fracture, in order to prevent subsequent fractures. In an extensive review of possible solutions...

2012-07-07 23:00:18

The foot and ankle region is the most common area of injury for dancers of all ages and skill levels. Dancers can experience a variety of injuries to the foot and ankle, including ankle sprain, tendinitis, stress fractures or pain related to extra bones in the foot. Treatment for a dancer with foot and ankle pain is different than other athletes because of the increased demands on the foot, the repetitive nature of the movements, and the specific footwear required. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 The...

2012-05-24 20:42:46

New IOF report forecasts dramatic rise in osteoporosis-related fractures due to aging of Brazilian population, with costly economic and social repercussions A new Audit report on fragility fractures, issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF),  predicts that Brazil will experience an explosion in the number of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis in the coming decades. Osteoporosis, a disease which weakens bones and makes them more likely to fracture, is...

2012-05-14 06:24:17

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the predominance of male athletes featured on television and covered in the media year-round, most Americans are familiar with some of the most common injuries sustained by men in various sports. As the 2012 Summer Games approaches, female athletes will have additional opportunities to be featured, but are their potential injury risks the same as their male counterparts? "Women are more likely to have a different set of injuries because...

2012-04-16 06:25:51

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society offers injury prevention advice ROSEMONT, Ill., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stress fractures of the foot and ankle are commonly associated with athletes and runners but according to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), competitive dancers (as seen on ABC's Dancing with the Stars) or anyone who engages in a rapid increase in physical activity are prone to stress fractures. The most common overuse...

2012-03-27 06:24:17

AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips ROSEMONT, Ill., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours of practice and complex physical movements. In addition to the weight-bearing stress placed on the upper body during many gymnastics moves, the countless twists, flips and landings put gymnasts at risk for injuries. Common gymnastics injuries are often from overuse or simple stress, and may include: wrist and shoulder injuries elbow...

2012-03-14 09:49:14

Below are highlights of new research articles appearing in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), as well as the full table of contents. Each news highlight, and listed title in the table of contents, includes a link to the study abstract. March 2012 JAAOS News Highlights Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) Provides Lessons in Treatment and Care The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) is the first comprehensive...