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2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the "silent crippler" since it often progresses without any symptoms or isn't diagnosed until a person experiences pain...

2010-07-19 14:04:00

Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. The growing popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase in repetitive stress injuries, including stress fractures of the foot, seen by foot and ankle surgeons. Often, first-time marathoners enter a race with...

2010-07-01 07:15:00

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A new web site promotes specific weight bearing exercises for those with low bone density. Osteoporosis Personal Trainer (http://www.OsteoporosisPersonalTrainer.com) is an online personal training service which provides low-cost individualized strength training workouts for increased bone density. Bill Allerheiligen, MS, CSCS; NSCA-CPT; FNSCA designed the programs. Bill is a former strength coach for Nebraska, Kansas State, Notre Dame and Houston Oilers. He...

2010-04-03 09:03:27

Landmark international study of more than 60,000 women highlights need for public education about osteoporosis risk factors and treatment Underscoring what researchers call a serious international public health concern, results from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) showed that among women at an elevated level of risk for osteoporosis-associated fractures, there is a failure to perceive the implications of having important risk factors. For example, among...

2010-02-05 12:55:00

AAOS Issues New Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treating Distal Radius Fractures The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures. A distal radius fracture "“one of the most common fractures in the body"“ usually occurs as a result of a fall. For example, a fall may cause someone to land on his or her outstretched hands, breaking the larger of the two bones...

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2009-09-15 17:04:34

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he injured his foot rehearsing for Season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. The latest edition of the dance competition series is to premiere Monday. Old age is catching up to me. May have a stress fracture in my foot. No worries, it'll take more than that to keep me off the dance floor, People.com quoted DeLay as saying in a Twitter posting Tuesday. No stress fracture. It's a pre-stress fracture. I live for another day, DeLay said in an update...

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2009-06-29 19:15:00

A hairline fracture in Houston Rockets center Yao Ming's left foot could keep him sidelined next season and may end his career, the team doctor said Monday. At this point, the injury has the potential for him missing this next season and could be career threatening, team physician Tom Clanton said. One of the things we are trying to get is a consensus opinion on that, to make certain there is no option we are overlooking that would provide an earlier return or would be an option for treatment...

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2009-06-25 12:43:14

Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is considering other treatment options for his broken left foot, the Houston Chronicle said. The Chronicle report said the decision concurs with team doctors after a bone scan late Wednesday showed Yao's hairline fracture has not healed since it occurred in a May 8 playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 7-foot center returned to Houston this week for tests he hoped would clear him to resume workouts. He had flown home to China for several weeks. Yao...

2009-06-03 14:50:24

A stress fracture inside his right shoulder could end the 2009 season of Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores. He originally suffered the shoulder injury May 9 against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and suffered a setback this week during a rehabilitation stint with Harrisburg (Pa.), the team's Double-A Eastern League affiliate. The Nationals said on their Web site Tuesday that Flores will miss at least three months, but surgery is not required at this time. The stress fracture was determined...

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2009-03-13 07:30:00

New research suggests men who want to keep their bones strong may want to add running to their exercise routine, Reuters reported.Researchers found in a study of 42 athletic men between the ages of 19 and 45 that running seemed to have even bigger benefits for bone mass than strength training. Data showed that both runners and weight trainers had greater bone density in the spine compared with road cyclists, however, much of the benefit in weight trainers seemed to stem from their greater...


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