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A special thanks to the advertisers

July 23, 2014

A special thanks to the advertisers who supported our 5th Year Anniversary issue. Look for the LER seal on their ads in July.

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Pluses and minuses of additive and subtractive approaches

July 22, 2014

Options in subtractive milling materials still outnumber those for additive machines.

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pHast Legs for DOMS

July 22, 2014

Rocktape’s new pHast Legs  is a new product designed to keep an athlete’s pH levels in balance, reducing the incidence and severity of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and recovery time.

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Ped Lite Penny Loafer

July 22, 2014

Ped Lite is proud to introduce the Scott, an adjustable penny loafer specifically designed for patients with diabetes. With a roomy 6/16″ of extra depth, the Scott loafer is designed to be both stylish and affordable.

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Niagara Custom AFOs

July 22, 2014

Niagara Brace announces a new line of custom thermoplastic ankle foot orthoses (AFOs). These braces are made from a cast or computer scan using 3D imaging and CAD-CAM technology, with a standard height 1.5″ below the fibular head; a white polypropylene shell 3 mm, 4 mm, or 5 mm thick; and a Velcro D-ring calf strap with felt tibial pad.

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Neolon with Silpure

July 22, 2014

JMS Plastics Supply introduces its Neolon top cover, which incorporates Silpure into neoprene. Neolon with Silpure provides antimicrobial protection against bacteria, mold, mildew, and fungus using advanced silver technology. Silpure also offers lasting freshness, eliminating odors by controlling bacteria that cause the problem

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Mountain running champ joins Spenco

July 22, 2014

Waco, TX-based Spenco in June signed elite mountain runner Joseph Gray as its newest brand ambassador.

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Effects of targeted exercise on chronic ankle instability

July 15, 2014

Clinicians and researchers are increasingly utilizing exercise protocols focused on improving proprioception, range of motion, and strength to influence the more active and functional deficits that have been associated with chronic ankle instability in the literature.

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Evidence-based use of metatarsal pads

June 24, 2014

Plantar pressure analysis studies are demonstrating the effectiveness of met pads for forefoot offloading and helping clinicians determine which patients are most likely to benefit from different pad designs and placement strategies.

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Illinois governor signs bill to restore Medicaid dental, podiatry cuts

June 24, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law that would restore some Medicaid cuts the state made in 2012 and could give Illinois access to about $2.4 billion in federal money over the next few years. The new law seeks about $400 million in federal matching funds for the approximately 349,000 new Medicaid sign-ups in Illinois under the Affordable Care Act expansion.

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