A A A | Print | Share

Search Results

Sort by Relevance | Sort by Most Recent

Athletes: Listen to Your Body Surgeons Caution the Risks of Playing Through the Pain Athletes likely experience aches and pains over the course of a season, some worse than others. However, athletes may not always appreciate the severity of the pain they are feeling, which ...
/article/athletes-listen-to-your-body 9/5/2018 12:51:36 PM
Power Mowers Pose Danger to Feet Thousands of foot injuries can be prevented each year.     Lawn care season is back and homeowners should use extra caution to protect their feet and the feet of those around them when using rotary-blade lawnmowers. Each year, some 25,...
/article/power-mowers-pose-danger-to-feet 11/9/2016 2:25:12 PM
Travel Tips to Help Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis Spring Into Sports Without Spraining Your Ankle Don't Ignore Big Toe Pain
/newsletter-issues/2011/spring-2011 6/7/2016 8:47:51 PM
Ankle Replacement Rapidly on the Rise Arthritic hips and knees are replaced all the time—but did you know that arthritic ankles can also be replaced? In fact, ankle replacements in the U.S. more than doubled last year, thanks in part to advances in ankle implants (prostheses...
/article/ankle-replacement-rapidly-on-the-rise 11/6/2017 12:49:06 PM
What Is Hallux Rigidus?   Hallux rigidus is a disorder of the joint located at the base of the big toe. It causes pain and stiffness in the joint, and with time, it gets increasingly harder to bend the toe. Hallux refers to the big toe, while rigidus indicates that the ...
/conditions/hallux-rigidus 1/10/2018 12:22:14 PM
Ankle Replacement Transforms Hopeless Situations into Active Lives Technological advances in ankle replacement are ushering in a new world of pain-free movement for people suffering from debilitating ankle arthritis. While once severely restricted in their activity, those wh...
/article/ankle-replacement-transforms-hopeless-situations-i 1/10/2018 2:37:06 PM
Advancing Tissue Healing Without Surgery You don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from a new procedure called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Used in Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and Major League pitcher Takashi Saito, the technique also is...
/article/advancing-tissue-healing-without-surgery 11/17/2017 11:05:17 AM
Lawnmower Accidents Cause Thousands of Foot Injuries Your lawn could become a "toe-away" zone if you’re not careful when operating rotary-blade lawn mowers.    The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission estimates more than 37,000 Americans suffer a power mower-relate...
/article/lawnmower-accidents-cause-thousands-of-foot-injuri 3/28/2019 3:39:31 PM
Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? As you head to your favorite golf course this spring, make sure your feet are in shape before approaching the tee box. Your big toe, heel and ball of your foot are the spots most likely to cause pain that can ruin your golf swing. Behi...
/article/is-foot-pain-ruining-your-golf-swing 11/23/2016 12:23:15 PM
Regenerative Medicine: Evidence Suggests Human Body Best Resource for Healing The human body may be its own best ally when it comes to the treatment of injuries, ulcers and deformities, especially when it concerns helping a patient's foot or ankle to heal faster. "One such ...
/article/regenerative-medicine-evidence-suggests-human-body 11/23/2016 1:32:57 PM
Barefoot running is running while barefoot, without wearing any shoes on the feet. Running in thin-soled, flexible shoes is related but differs in some ways. Minimalist-style running is comparable to barefoot running in that the shoe gear aims at protecting the bottoms of the...
/conditions/barefoot-running 11/8/2017 2:45:15 PM
Synovitis is an inflammation of the tissues that line a joint. It is commonly associated with specific diseases, such as arthritis or gout, but it may also be the result of overuse or trauma. Symptoms of synovitis may include redness, swelling, warmth and pain with joint moti...
/conditions/synovitis 1/10/2018 1:53:45 PM
Sizing Crutches   Even if you have already been fitted for crutches, make sure your crutch pads and handgrips are set at the proper distance, as follows: Crutch pad distance from armpits: The crutch pads (tops of crutches) should be 1½" to 2" (about two finger widths...
/conditions/crutch-use 1/10/2018 11:32:51 AM
Surgeons Can Now Get Bones, Stem Cells "Off the Shelf" When patients need a bone graft for a foot or ankle surgery, bone is often taken from another part of their body. Now surgeons are using new methods to get bone material and even stem cells right “off the shelf,” accordi...
/article/surgeons-can-now-get-bones,-stem-cells-‘off-the-sh 11/23/2016 1:46:14 PM
Bursitis is an inflammation of a small fluid-filled sac, called a bursa, located near a joint, bone or tendon. The bursa, which protects the area from friction, can become inflamed from repetitive motion or irritation from shoes.  In the foot, the heel and the toes are most o...
/conditions/bursitis 11/8/2017 2:45:22 PM
|<  <   ... 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...   >  >| Pages: 18 of 21
ACFAS Seal