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2014-07-16 23:03:53

Spenco's new “Quickthotics” insoles offer an economical option for treating leg and foot conditions. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 When patients present with foot pain, they usually want immediate relief. Thanks to Spenco, the most trusted name in insoles, doctors can now make a diagnosis and dispense high-quality, durable prescription orthotics in their offices in less than 10 minutes. The company’s new Quickthotics® Component Insole System offers economical, easily...

2014-03-03 23:24:41

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Approximately...

2010-04-29 13:42:22

A recent study determined that African-Americans were less likely to have a varus thrust, but more likely to have valgus thrust than Caucasians. Varus thrust is visualized during gait as the worsening or abrupt onset of varus (bow-legged) alignment as the leg accepts weight, with a return to less varus and more neutral alignment during lift-off of the foot and the swing phase of gait. Prior research has shown that varus thrust seen in gait is associated with a 4-fold increase in the risk of...

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2010-01-04 10:59:54

Greater stresses on joints than running barefoot or walking in high-heeled shoes observed Knee osteoarthritis (OA) accounts for more disability in the elderly than any other disease. Running, although it has proven cardiovascular and other health benefits, can increase stresses on the joints of the leg. In a study published in the December 2009 issue of PM&R: The journal of injury, function and rehabilitation, researchers compared the effects on knee, hip and ankle joint motions of...


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