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Dynamic arch height in runners differs significantly from static measurement

August 18, 2015

Dynamic measures of arch height in runners are significantly different from static measures, according to research from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The investigators assessed 16 healthy college-aged runners, who ran an average of 15 to 30 miles per week. Arch height was assessed using the Oxford Foot Model with the participants barefoot, first while standing on a treadmill and then while jogging; the dynamic measurement was taken at the point of peak knee flexion.

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Managing Neuropathy And Pain In Wound Care Patients

August 18, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 9 – September 2015 Author(s):  Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Given the challenges of addressing neuropathy in patients with wounds, these expert panelists discuss diagnostic keys and share insights on treatments including medications, non-pharmaceutical treatments and adjunctive options.

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How Fluorescence Angiography Illuminates The Potential For Limb Salvage

August 18, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 9 – September 2015 Author(s):  Valerie L.

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Locking Plates: What Have We Learned?

August 18, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 9 – September 2015 Author(s):  Corey M. Fidler, DPM, AACFAS, Mark A. Prissel, DPM, AACFAS, and Christopher F

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Footwear and risk of knee OA: The search for meaning in moments

August 11, 2015

Although footwear may in fact play a role in the development of knee osteoarthritis and its clinical management, those relation­ships are turning out to be much more complicated than once thought.

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Complete Feet: Pedorthist’s new venture emphasizes the customer experience

August 7, 2015

By Catherine M. Koetters | Photos by Michael Moore Michael Duvdevani, CPed, thinks of his newest store, Complete Feet, as a carefully thought-out step in the right direction

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Lamey Wellehan Shoes: Investing in expertise pays off for 101-year-old company

August 7, 2015

By Nancy Shohet West Many foot care professionals would probably confess to a love-hate relationship with the footwear industry.

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Extra bodyweight enhances effects of high heels at knee

August 7, 2015

Lower heels, BMI may reduce OA risk By Emily Delzell Walking in shoes with heels higher than about 1.5 inches causes gait abnormalities that are amplified by extra bodyweight, according to recent research that found high-heeled walking creates significant changes in knee loading similar to those seen in knee osteoarthritis (OA).

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Arcopédico Leina

August 7, 2015

Arcopédico USA debuts three new colors—grey, camel, and purple—this summer for the top-selling Leina collection of sporty Mary Jane walking slides. Featuring a wide, nonrestrictive form and a stay-on elastic band for a secure fit, these shoes are ideal for misshapen feet. The Lytech upper material offers bidirectional elasticity, easing pressure on the foot and adjusting with every step

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Mobils Ergonomic by Mephisto

August 7, 2015

The Mobils Ergonomic Collection by Mephisto is designed to ensure a healthy, natural walk. Three advanced technological comfort features highlight this brand.

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