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Insoles decrease sensitivity to pain

August 29, 2014

A study epublished on July 16 reported that shock-absorbing insoles (SAIs) made by Otto Bock Scandinavia in Norrköping, Sweden, reduce pain sensitivity and perception in young soccer players playing on artificial turf. Danish investigators randomized 75 premier youth league players aged 14 to 18 years to their usual insoles or SAIs. They assessed pressure pain threshold (PPT) after three and six weeks of training on artificial turf and found that PPT increased significantly more in the SAI group compared with controls.

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Podiatrists: Athletes should get foot, ankle pain checked out immediately

August 26, 2014

When football players take to the field, volleyball players to the court and cross country runners to the course in the fall, ankle sprains and foot injuries are bound to occur. It’s a busy time in the office for podiatrists Kosta Antonopoulos and Valerie Tallerico of UnityPoint Clinic Podiatry. Some of the injuries they see are the result of direct trauma, while others occur when athletes suddenly ramp up training.

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Coverage of Exposed Bone of the Lateral Malleolus with a Proximally Based Lateral Malleolar Perforator Flap

August 22, 2014

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Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in the High-risk Foot

August 22, 2014

See original article: Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in the High-risk Foot

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Ankle Arthrodesis Fusion Rates for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Bone Allograft Versus Proximal Tibia Autograft

August 21, 2014

See the article here: Ankle Arthrodesis Fusion Rates for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Bone Allograft Versus Proximal Tibia Autograft

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Assessing The Role Of Onychomycosis Laser Therapy In Treating Concomitant Tinea Pedis

August 20, 2014

Dr. Vlahovic, I read with interest your feature article, “Current and Emerging Agents for Tinea Pedis,” in the April 2014 issue of Podiatry Today

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Bullous Pemphigoid After Bilateral Forefoot Surgery

August 20, 2014

The case of a 76-year-old woman who developed blisters on both forefeet within 2 weeks of bilateral forefoot surgery is reported; the diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid was made by histological and immunofluorescence studies.

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