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Only in China ….

July 29, 2014

You have heard the “Only in America” cliché … now this can only happen in China: According to Runners World ..

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GPs could use astrology to treat patients more efficiently, says MP

July 29, 2014

Fabulously bonkers! And the comments are pretty good too http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/20007385…e#.U9fblmd0zct GPs may benefit from using astrology to make health services more efficient and reduce public spend, a member of the House of Commons Health Committee has told Pulse. David Tredinnick, Conservative MP for Bosworth, said he believes that the ancient practice – used in western, eastern and native American cultures for thousands of years – could ‘certainly’ be useful to GPs and also help reduce the cost of NHS as a whole

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Orthotics Technology Forum – Europe (CPD event)

July 29, 2014

The Orthotics Technology Forum is the only event of its kind. It brings together all of the leading technology providers and academics to discuss technologies and best practice for the prescription, design and manufacture of custom orthotic insoles and orthopaedic footwear into one forum. Event overview This event is focused on presenting and discussing existing and emerging technologies related to the orthotic insoles industry

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Dynamic Hallux Tension Device For Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

July 29, 2014

Dynamic Hallux Tension Device For Treatment of Plantar Faciitis Quote: The present invention relates to a physical rehabilitation device for the treatment of a medical condition of the foot known as plantar fasciitis. The device is a splint which is connected to the toe and ankle of a patient. The present invention also concerns a method for treating plantar fasciitis known as “dynamic splinting”.

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Cosmetic surgery

July 29, 2014

netizens Passed on in good faith http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2083950 A press release from Los Angles promoting cosmetic foot surgery.

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History of foot orthotics

July 28, 2014

Hello, Trying to find articles related to functional shoe last I’ve found an interesting patent of Russell Plato Schwartz [ https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/libra...y/schwartz.cfm ] from 1937 which I think it is worth to be mentioned in any history of foot orthotics with his idea of modifying the frontal sections of the heel of shoe last in order to “control” the pronation.

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Vibrating Smart Shoe

July 28, 2014

Did we all just miss this great invention? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0…n_5620512.html I see a great thing for the visually impaired, but are the rest of us that lazy to use our own brain (you know, that thing we carry preciously inside our skulls)

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Computer based software

July 27, 2014

Hi following on from my previous thread regarding iPad apps for electronic record keeping. I have been through this forum looking at what is available for record keeping on PC/mac and most recommendations seem to be for online based systems which have a monthly charge. I do part time private work and use podware at the minute for my record keeping but have been interested in clinic office v5 also as I like the layout and ability to have your own templates for assessments.

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Band 6 to 7 in UK

July 27, 2014

Hi, I have a small, and many would say nice dilemma.

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Skin problems in runners

July 27, 2014

Sports-related dermatoses among road runners in Southern Brazil Kátia Sheylla Malta Purim, Neiva Leite An. Bras. Dermatol

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