Lesser digital deformities may present a surgical challenge to even the most skilled foot and ankle surgeon. Multiplanar toe deformities, including the crossover toe, are especially difficult to correct with reproducible results
Trauma, elective orthopaedics, and an aging population will result in an increasing health burden and work load. The move to surgical podiatrists in the National Health Service within the United Kingdom will shift the surgical workload away from orthopaedic surgeons.
Kinematic and kinetic alterations in the lower extremities that researchers have observed during the course of a prolonged run may provide clinically relevant insights into patellofemoral pain and other conditions associated with a gradual onset of symptoms during exercise.
Ped-Lite’s newest shoe, Megan, is an all-leather dress sandal that brings the latest unique look to an industry thirsty for style. Offered in black, the Megan’s high quality leather and contrasting stitching will have a fashionable appeal for any woman. The wide opening at the tongue provides ample room for the patient’s foot to slide in and out of the shoe, while the Velcro closure across the instep ensures security during gait.
The Men’s Classic Moc, the newest Biomechanical Ambulator from Apex, has ½” removable depth in three layers for easy adjustment when patients need more room to accommodate edema or ankle foot orthoses. The fully functional vamp opens to the toe and comes with strong hook and loop fasteners for ultimate flexibility
Branier’s BR-4 is a custom low-top athletic-style shoe that is tailor-made to address the needs of individual patients. Designed with a cosmetic semisurgical opening and padded tongues and collars, the BR-4 has been engineered to mitigate issues with bulky fit that are characteristic of deep lasted diabetic footwear. Extended heel counters of high quality celastic are designed for rearfoot stability
Collaborative staff provides stable foothold for growing company By Catherine M. Koetters At Althea’s Footwear Solutions in Everett, WA, teamwork is key to building loyal customers and an expanding company. With eight certified pedorthists on staff, including one retired competitive skier, Althea’s gives patients access to practitioners offering a wide range of experience.