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Foot Health
Hyperbaric Solutions (VIDEO)

( - When Dave Boyett woke up after an operation to try to halt an out-of-control infection in his foot, what he saw brought him to tears – in a good way.

Dec 1, 2017 - 1:35:20 PM

Foot Health
Know The Signs Of Peripheral Artery Disease

( - Many people dismiss leg pain as a normal sign of aging. But for 8.5 million Americans, the cause of their pain can be a life- or limb-threatening condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Sep 28, 2017 - 1:43:55 PM

Foot Health
Best Shoes for Healthy Feet (VIDEO)

( - Wearing a pair of ill-fitting shoes can make walking across the room uncomfortable.

Sep 27, 2017 - 11:55:45 AM

Foot Health
Foot Pain? New Study Says Look at Hip and Knee for Complete Diagnosis

( - A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Harvard Medical School suggests new guidelines may be in order for evaluating and treating lower extremity pain.

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:19:01 AM

Foot Health
New Toe Implant Helps Patient Regain Mobility

( - Three weeks before meeting with Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe orthopedic surgeon Matthew Brewster, D.O., a foot specialist from another hospital told Karen Schumann, 51, of Chesterfield Township, that bone fusion....

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:18:27 AM

Foot Health
ACL Injuries on the Rise in Young Female Athletes

( - New York, NY and Greenwich, CT, July 10, 2017 – ACL injuries are common injury overall; however, young female athletes are far more likely than males to suffer a sprain or tear to their anterior cruciate ligament

Aug 10, 2017 - 5:41:22 PM

Foot Health
Achilles Tendinosis: How It Happens and How It’s Treated

( - New York, NY and Greenwich, CT, July 31, 2017 – The Achilles tendon is the largest, strongest tendon in the body. Few pay attention to this tendon and muscle until it becomes inflamed...

Jul 31, 2017 - 9:48:15 AM

Foot Health
Accurate Diagnosis Should Be First Step in Treating Nail Fungus

( - NEW YORK (July 27, 2017) — Nail fungus can be distressing for patients, especially during the summer sandal season when feet are exposed.

Jul 27, 2017 - 10:32:28 AM

Foot Health
Why Does My Heel Hurt?

( - CHICAGO, IL (July 20, 2017)—One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?”

Jul 20, 2017 - 1:24:18 PM

Foot Health
Walking Shoes: Features and Fit That Keep You Moving

( - Wearing walking shoes that are comfortable and fit your feet can help prevent injuries such as blisters and calluses.

May 10, 2017 - 11:31:56 AM

Foot Health
Seniors' Sensor-laden Shoes May Help Prevent Falls

( - HOUSTON – (April 5, 2017) –Rice University bioengineering students are building a device that can help people who have impaired sensation in their feet stay upright and avoid falls.

Apr 5, 2017 - 4:26:21 PM

Foot Health
Prevent Pregnancy Pains with MommySteps™ Maternity Insoles

( - Pregnancy can be a pain – especially for your feet. What are the two major foot-related issues while you have a bun in the oven?

Apr 4, 2017 - 11:02:51 AM

Foot Health
6 Ways to Prevent Toenail Fungus
( - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (March 14, 2017) — Although fungal nail infections are usually painless, the condition can be unsightly
Mar 14, 2017 - 2:14:39 PM

Foot Health
Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles

, Nov. 22, 2016 -- It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or ankles out of commission.

Nov 22, 2016 - 12:29:51 PM

Foot Health
New Relief for Complex Regional Pain

( - When the damaged nerves in Anthony Newberry's foot healed incorrectly after a workplace accident, it left him feeling "like my foot was exploding for hours at a time," he says.

Aug 30, 2016 - 10:52:51 AM

Foot Health
Treating Ingrown Toenails

( - New York, NY, August 26, 2016 - Pretty toes are always in style, but never more so than in the thick of summer when our feet are often on display in sandals, flip-flops and on sandy beaches.

Aug 26, 2016 - 10:21:06 AM

Foot Health
Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips

( - CHICAGO, July 26, 2016  -- The start of a new school year brings about two certainties: new clothes and new shoes.

Jul 26, 2016 - 10:39:40 AM

Foot Health
Don’t Run Your Feet Into the Ground

( - Did you know that you should replace your running shoes after 500 miles of running? When's the last time you changed yours?

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:20:25 AM

Foot Health
Your Aching Feet

( - Do your heels hurt first thing in the morning? Does the pain subside after a few minutes, only to resurface when you rest and get up again?

Jun 8, 2016 - 4:13:48 PM

Foot Health
6 Tips to Prevent Kids' Spring Sports Injuries

( - CHICAGO, March 23, 2016  -- In today's competitive youth sports landscape, many young athletes transition from playing winter to spring activities without considering the increased risk of incurring a sports-related injury.

Mar 23, 2016 - 1:18:15 PM

Foot Health
Got Heel Pain? Your Flat Flip Flops Probably Aren’t the Answer

( - San Rafael, CA -- Heel pain is estimated to affect one in ten people over the course of a lifetime, an issue that costs a quarter of a billion dollars annually to treat in the United States alone.

Mar 16, 2016 - 8:14:57 AM

Foot Health
Got Heel Pain? Your Flat Flip Flops Probably Aren’t the Answer

( - San Rafael, CA  - Heel pain is estimated to affect one in ten people over the course of a lifetime

Mar 1, 2016 - 4:45:29 PM

Foot Health
Avoid Flip-flop Fiascos

( - AUGUSTA, Ga. - A casual summer staple, flip-flops are popular with men, women and kids - especially for outside activities.

Jul 8, 2015 - 11:34:55 AM

Foot Health
How Trans Fat Removal Will Affect Food Industry

( - MANHATTAN — A recent ban on trans fats may have you looking a little closer at the foods you buy, but a Kansas State University food scientist points out you might not find what you're looking for on the label.

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:23:18 AM

Foot Health
5 Secrets to Happier Feet This Summer

( - After hiding our feet in heavy socks and boots all winter long, we can now rejoice that it is finally sandal season! But are your tootsies a little funky after a winter of neglect?

May 11, 2015 - 12:48:52 PM

Foot Health
Legs or Feet Feel Tired, Achy or Swollen after Work?

( - ST. PAUL, MINN., April 29, 2015 —Despite health reports that say standing at work can lead to health benefits, new research[1] by FUTURO™ Legwear from 3M reports that ...

Apr 29, 2015 - 6:14:23 PM

Foot Health
Cosmetic Foot Surgery: Fashion's Pandora's Box?

( - CHICAGO, June 26, 2014  -- Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing--having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another. As extreme and imprudent as it may sound, the cosmetic surgery craze isn't just for faces anymore--it's now moved to the feet, and it's kicking up a storm.

Jun 26, 2014 - 1:35:45 PM

Foot Health
Telemetric Implants: An "Inside" Look at How Your Running Shoes Affect Your Knees

( - ROSEMONT, Ill., June 10, 2014 -- Deciding what shoes to wear is a part of getting dressed each morning.  Most people choose their shoe based on fashion or function, or a combination of both.

Jun 10, 2014 - 5:32:56 PM

Foot Health
Choosing the Right Running Shoes

( - Memorial Day kicked off the summer season, and that means more outdoor activities. Whether it's running, biking or walking, selecting the proper athletic shoes for your activities can have a significant impact on preventing injuries.

May 29, 2014 - 7:05:27 PM

Children's Health
Children's Foot Health Campaign Helps Parents Stay a Step Ahead

( - WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014  -- The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today launched a new online educational resource for medical professionals and parents. The "First Steps: Keeping Kids' Feet Healthy and Happy" campaign aims to educate the general public about the importance of maintaining children's foot health at all ages, and the role today's podiatrist plays in promoting positive foot health.

Apr 1, 2014 - 9:53:15 AM

Foot Health
Keeping Tendons Young

( - ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014  -- No one likes getting older.  In addition to the complaints of gray hair and wrinkles, there are other more serious concerns.  Adults over age 60, for example, are far more likely to suffer from tendon injuries.

Mar 17, 2014 - 1:41:12 PM

Foot Health
Say Goodbye to Flat Flip-Flops!

( - As sandal season draws near, it's time to start thinking about go-to summer shoes, which for many people (especially water lovers) happen to be flip-flops. Most flip-flops are notoriously bad for your feet, but Vionic with Orthaheel Technology offers this go-to summer staple in a form that is actually good for you.

Mar 11, 2014 - 3:46:29 PM

Foot Health
4 Reasons to Keep Socks on the Gift List

( - They're soft, cheap and pack easily, but there are even better reasons to give socks to those you care about over the holidays. Our feet are often the most neglected body part and socks serve as the cure to many toe woes. Here's why.

Dec 23, 2013 - 12:24:59 PM

Diabetes Issues
With Diabetes, Daily Foot Care is Critically Important

(HealthNewsDigest.com0 - ROCHESTER, Minn. - For people with diabetes, a small cut or blister on the foot is an open invitation for infection and potentially more serious complications, including amputation.

Nov 26, 2013 - 3:50:14 PM

Foot Health
Diabetes and Your Feet: Tips for Diabetic Foot Care from Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle MDs

( - ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 4, 2013  -- It's American Diabetes Month, and if you're among the 25 million Americans who have diabetes, you may know that foot care is extremely important. Nervous system impairment, also called neuropathy, is a major complication of diabetes that can cause you to lose feeling in your feet.

Nov 4, 2013 - 10:14:42 AM

Foot Health
Back to School Foot Pain

( - CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2013  -- The sounds of back to school season include the ringing of school bells and cash registers, the slamming of locker doors, the noisy ruckus of school hallways and cafeterias, and the moans and groans of students over tests, homework, relationships, and increasingly, their aching feet.

Aug 21, 2013 - 3:25:50 PM

Foot Health
Big Relief Is in Sight for a Painful Big Toe

( - CHICAGO, July 15, 2013  -- While many people give little thought to their big toes, many others are plagued by a painful condition that limits or eventually totally restricts movement of that all-important toe (digit). Once the big toe starts to hurt, it's obvious just how much we use it get around, bend over, or even stand.

Jul 15, 2013 - 6:58:19 PM

Foot Health
Ugly Toenails?

( - Washington, Ill. (May 17, 2013) - This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed home...for fear of revealing his ugly toenail.  40 million Americans struggle with unsightly toenails, and many of them dread the summer months when naked feet are the way of the sand.

Jun 3, 2013 - 3:34:14 PM

Foot Health
Therafit By Dr. Lisa Sandals! - New Sandal Collection Introduced

( -  Introducing an energizing new sandal collection, combining acupressure points, comfort technology and hot trends in fashion!

May 9, 2013 - 12:11:31 PM

Foot Health
Advances in Bunion Surgery

( - SAN ANTONIO, May 8, 2013  -- Dr. Ed Davis, a San Antonio podiatrist with over 25 years of experience in bunion surgery, is excited by advances in techniques.

May 8, 2013 - 7:18:35 PM

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