Podiatry Arena

How Do Different Anterior Tibial Tendon Transfer Techniques Influence Forefoot and Hindfoot Motion?

November 26, 2014

How Do Different Anterior Tibial Tendon Transfer Techniques Influence Forefoot and Hindfoot Motion?

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Coordination of intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscles during walkin

November 26, 2014

Coordination of intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscles during walking Karl E. Zelik, Valentina La Scaleia, Yuri P. Ivanenko, Francesco Lacquaniti European Journal of Applied Physiology; November 2014 Quote: Purpose The human foot undergoes complex deformations during walking due to passive tissues and active muscles.

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Injuries in ballroom dancing

November 26, 2014

Injury Profile in Competitive Senior Ballroom Dancers Wanke EM, Borchardt M, Fischer A, Groneberg DA.

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MRI of the first MPJ

November 26, 2014

First metatarsophalangeal joint- MRI findings in asymptomatic volunteers Tobias Johannes Dietrich, Flora Luciana Figueira da Silva, Marcelo Rodrigues de Abreu, Georg Klammer, Christian W. A. Pfirrmann European Radiology; November 2014 Quote: Objectives To evaluate the spectrum and frequency of MR findings of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) in asymptomatic volunteers.

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Muscle Energy Technique to Improve Flexibility of Gastro-Soleus Complex in Plantar Fasciitis

November 26, 2014

Effect of Muscle Energy Technique to Improve Flexibility of Gastro-Soleus Complex in Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomised Clinical, Prospective Study Design Tanwar Rahul, MPT Ortho, Moitra Monika, MPT Ortho, Goyal Manu, MSc Musculoskeletal Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Mullana, Ambala Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy – An International Journal Year : 2014, Volume : 8, Issue : 4 Quote: Background: Plantar fasciitis is considered to be an overuse syndrome as it develops over time and is a result of repeated stress that exceeds the body’s inherent capacity to repair and adapt which eventually leads to the failure of the ligaments, bones and muscles. Functional risk factors include tightness in gastronemius, soleus and weakness of intrinsic foot muscles because limited dorsiflexion due to tight Achilles tendon strains the plantar fascia

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mobile forefoot varus

November 25, 2014

My (20 years old) patient is overloading on both 5th MTPJs, with slight callous. Her feet are mobile (almost hypermobile) and I cannot see any obvious structural or functional abnormality.

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Nail stem cells to regrow nails?

November 25, 2014

Press Release: Nail stem cells prove more versatile than press ons Quote: There are plenty of body parts that don’t grow back when you lose them.

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Nail stem cells to regrow nail?

November 25, 2014

Press Release: Nail stem cells prove more versatile than press ons Quote: There are plenty of body parts that don’t grow back when you lose them. Nails are an exception, and a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveals some of the reasons why. A team of USC Stem Cell researchers led by principal investigator Krzysztof Kobielak and co-first authors Yvonne Leung and Eve Kandyba has identified a new population of nail stem cells, which have the ability to either self-renew or undergo specialization or differentiation into multiple tissues

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Fungal nails

November 25, 2014

I get asked this question a lot by patients and I was wondering what other people think. Once fungus makes contact with a nail and assuming that it becomes infected how long does it take before it becomes visible and show the typical signs of fungus. would it be days, weeks or months

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Press release re work boots

November 25, 2014

Press Release: Give old boots the boot! GIVE YOUR OLD BOOTS THE BOOT: AUSSIE FEET PAINFULLY NEGLECTED BOOT OWNERS IN THE DARK ABOUT BOOT LIFE SPAN Quote: Aussies are wearing their safety footwear and their feet into the ground, according to new research released by Blundstone*.

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