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Kager’s “Bermuda” Triangle – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Eponyms are a valuable asset to understanding and remembering medical history. Although the use of eponyms can be a possible source of misunderstanding when discussing diseases or operative procedures, they can provide insight into the early discoveries of certain diseases and the investigators involved in the research. Care should be taken when using eponyms because the original description has often been wrongly interpreted in the years after its discovery or publication

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Symptomatic Os Vesalianum Pedis: Long-Term Follow-Up of a Rare Entity in Childhood – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Os vesalianum pedis is an accessory bone in the foot located proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal within the peroneus brevis tendon, with a very low prevalence (0.1% to 1%), and is usually asymptomatic. Only 9 cases of symptomatic os vesalianum pedis have been reported. Other more common conditions should be ruled out.

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A Modified Technique for Flexor-to-Extensor Tendon Transfer to Correct Residual Metatarsophalangeal Extension in the Treatment of Hammertoes -…

April 21, 2014

Abstract: A variety of surgical procedures exist for the correction of hammertoe deformities, and several different methods of flexor tendon transfer have been described for the correction of hammertoes associated with extension contracture of the corresponding metatarsophalangeal joint. In the present report, we have described a variation of flexor tendon tenodesis we have found useful.

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Subungual Glomus Cell Proliferation in the Toe: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Glomus tumors are rare benign neoplasms. They typically present with a triad of severe pain, point tenderness, and cold sensitivity

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Pro-Tec rebranding highlights action

April 17, 2014

Redmond, WA-based Pro-Tech Athletics updated its brand in February with a new logo, tagline, and easy-to-read packaging that includes injury information and visual anatomy. “We are excited to introduce the market to the new Pro-Tec with a new logo that depicts more action and a new tag line ‘Designed for Peak Performance’ that exemplifies our commitment to quality,” said Pro-Tech President Jeff Rodgers

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Sigvaris celebrates 150-year anniversary

April 17, 2014

Peachtree City, GA-based Sigvaris is celebrating 150 years of compression technology production with its “Share Your Story Sigvaris” sweepstakes, the company announced in March. Sigvaris will award the grand prize winner a trip for two to Atlanta to attend its anniversary party. In addition to the grand prize trip, the company will award 10 pairs of its Well Being or Sports compression socks in the 10 weeks leading up to the announcement of the Atlanta trip winner on June 2.

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UNC Greensboro opens enrollment for online education in kinesiology doctorate

April 17, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) will offer the nation’s first online doctorate of education degree in kinesiology beginning in fall 2014, university officials announced in March. The new EdD program is designed for kinesiology professionals with at least three years of experience to complete in four years while they continue to work. UNCG Department of Kinesiology faculty recognized for their teaching and scholarship in human movement and physical activity will teach the course, according to the university, and include two recent National Academy of Kinesiology inductees, Sandy Shultz, PhD, ATC, CSCS, professor and department chair, and Jenny Etnier, PhD, professor and director of graduate studies.

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Nolaro24 offers live QuadraStep webinars

April 17, 2014

Middlebury, CT-based Nolaro24 has scheduled two live webinars on the use of its Quadra­Step system for pediatric and adult foot video gait analysis and foot orthotic selection and design. The two-hour educational offerings are preapproved by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics for 2.0 Category 1 Scientific Units for certified pedorthists, orthotists, orthotic assistants, orthotics technicians, and orthotic fitters. Tuition for the webinars, which are scheduled for 7-9 pm EST on April 24 and May 22, is $75.

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