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2011-12-22 08:00:00

Dance through the holidays in those "Hot" pumps "Happily Ever After", Dr. Steven L Rosenberg, podiatrist and CEO of Foot Products Enterprises Inc. shares shoe and foot tips for 2012 Santa Monica California (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Foot Products Enterprises Inc founded in 2006 by Steven L Rosenberg DPM, the company designs innovative foot products to make all women´s shoes more comfortable. “And she walked happily ever after” ® Fashionistas Beware 'Tis the season to go...

2011-08-10 00:00:31

The CSA Certified Steel Toe Covers Now Available Online in Canada through BottomlineSafety.ca Buffalo, NY and Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Bottomline Safety Inc., a distributor of the original Wilkuro Safety Toes slip on safety shoes is excited to announce the Wilkuro Safety Toe, sold online through BottomlineSafety.ca, is now CSA Certified and therefore acceptable in all parts of Canada for over the shoe toe protection where puncture protection is not required. Since inventing the...

2011-08-02 00:32:28

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions that are usually quite effective. A literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that because lesser toe deformities are often treatable, and can be symptoms of other...

2011-08-01 15:09:00

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions that are usually quite effective. A literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that because lesser toe deformities...

2011-07-13 09:09:00

STRATHAM, N.H., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timberland PRO® Renova(TM) series is in full bloom this summer, offering new work shoe options for nursing professionals that are both comfortable and stylish. While it's no secret the majority of a nurse's day is spent on his or her feet, the brand's recent "Always on My Toes" survey revealed that 54 percent of nurses have worked 16 hours or more in one shift - that's double the length of a typical work day! Because of...

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2011-03-13 08:39:41

Written by Jessica Orwig, Ohio State University Researchers are using a new model to learn more about how toe strength can determine how far people can lean while keeping their balance. The results could help in building robotic body parts that will closely imitate human movement, and might lead to a new generation of advanced prosthetics. Hooshang Hemami, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Ohio State University built a complex computational model of the human foot to look at...

2011-02-23 13:42:36

Sufferers burdened by increased pain, reduced function and decreased quality of life New research determined that an increase in the severity of hallux valgus, or bunion deformity, progressively reduced both general and foot-specific health related quality of life (HRQOL). Bunion deformity was found in 36% of the study population and occurred more frequently in women and older individuals. Pain in other parts of the body beyond the foot was associated with increased bunion severity. Details...

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2011-02-14 07:45:00

Two artificial big toes "“ one found attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy "“ may have been the world's earliest functional prosthetic body parts, says the scientist who tested replicas on volunteers. University of Manchester researcher, Dr Jacky Finch, has shown that a three-part wood and leather artifact housed in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, along with a second one, the Greville Chester artificial toe on display in the British Museum, not only looked the part but...

2011-01-21 00:00:49

CTEK Smarter Charger's Big Toe, the 6-year Guinness Book of World Records holder for Tallest Rideable Motorcycle is up for bidding Saturday January 22, 2011 at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Arizona Auction. Watch the SPEED TV Channel from 5-7pm MST or attend the auction in person and visit the CTEK Smarter Charger Booth #18J or lot 1287 to see and bid on Big Toe. Twinsburg, OH (PRWEB) January 20, 2011 CTEK Smarter Charger's Big Toe, the 6-year Guinness Book of World Records holder for...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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