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Treatment of distal toe calluses and ulcerations

July 19, 2016

When calluses or ulcers develop on the distal aspect of the lesser toes, offloading pressure from the distal end of the digit is essential for healing to occur. Research suggests that toe crest pads offer an inexpensive but effective means of offloading and healing these distal wounds.

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Region-specific foot pain doesn’t always match pressures, forces

July 9, 2016

  Gait compensation may play role By Emily Delzell The location of foot pain doesn’t always correspond with elevated plantar pressures and abnormal forces, which suggests the availability of region-specific compensatory gait mechanisms may play a role, according to recent research using Framingham Foot Study data.

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Samuel Hubbard Free

July 9, 2016

With the Un-Sneaker collection, Samuel Hubbard set out to make an “everyday shoe” for people with an active lifestyle. With soft upper materials, full glove-leath­er linings, a one-piece vamp, hidden padded collar, removable memory-foam cushioned insoles, and lightweight Vibram Morflex outsoles, the Un-Sneaker collection is designed for men who move, walk, work, live, and play

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Drew Tuscany

July 9, 2016

The Tuscany athleisure shoe for women offers a new, sparkling look from Drew.

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Anodyne No. 19 Casual Mary Jane

July 9, 2016

Incredibly lightweight, the No.

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Alicia Slide from Spenco

July 9, 2016

New from Spenco for fall 2016 is the Alicia Slide for women, which is detailed with embossed floral leather and synthetic suede trim that can complement a casual or dressier look.

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PediFix ToeBuddy Long

July 8, 2016

Foot specialists since 1885, PediFix now offers a new version of its popular Visco-Gel ToeBuddy for dividing crooked toes, including overlapping, hammer, claw, and mallet toes. The ToeBuddy Long joins Pedi-Fix’s wide variety of Visco-Gel products, all of which are constructed of SmartGel, which soothes and softens skin while it gently divides crooked toes, relieving irritation associated with rubbing. ToeBuddy products feature two loops to keep the spacer in position

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Acor AFO Gauntlets

July 8, 2016

For 2016, Acor has updated its custom AFO Gauntlets, which are handmade in the company’s Cleveland, OH, facility. Also known as a “Leather Lacer,” the company’s most popular AFO (ankle foot orthosis) gauntlet is the G9210

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Orpyx LogR Analysis System

July 8, 2016

Orpyx LogR is a technology solution designed for accurate, efficient, and real-time foot and plantar pressure measurement and analysis.

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Ransomware: Healthcare’s latest cyberthreat

June 28, 2016

Ransomware attacks are a form of digital extortion and a way for hackers to easily monetize health information by holding it hostage.

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