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Apex Spring Collection

April 5, 2016

Apex introduces its Spring Collection, designed to offer consummate style, superior comfort, and expert construction. Each pair is crafted with high-quality materials and engineered for agility and durability. The new collection includes a hiking boot version of the Ariya for men in black or brown, and three classic styles for men (the Classic Lace Boat Shoe in black or brown, the Classic Monk Strap in black, and the Classic Strap Boat Shoe in black or brown).

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Samuel Hubbard Shoes

April 5, 2016

Lightweight, comfortable, and crafted from high-quality leathers and materials from around the world, Samuel Hubbard shoes are designed for people who move, walk, work, live, and play. The generous design and toe box, silky glove leather lining, and easily removable memory foam insole make these shoes well suited for individuals who wear custom foot orthoses

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Pilgrim Shoes P3020

April 5, 2016

This spring Pilgrim Shoes introduces style P3020, a new addition to the company’s men’s and women’s Areni One collections. These shoes come with our signature stretchable leather uppers, combining the aesthetic appeal and durability of leather with the ability to accommodate forefoot deformities. Breathable panels along the sides of the shoe help promote air circulation to maintain a healthy in-shoe climate

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Anodyne Sport Collection

April 5, 2016

Averaging around 7 oz per shoe (less than half a pound), “light is right” when it comes to Anodyne’s sport collection.

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Segmental forefoot kinematics could influence risk of ulceration

April 5, 2016

Metatarsals do not move as a unit By Katie Bell Diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy are associated with altered movement in individual metatarsal segments that is not always consistent with movement of the forefoot as a whole, according to research from Chicago that may have implications for foot ulcer prevention. “We think differences in the magnitude and quality of motion between individual metatarsals may be related to the location of tissue breakdown,” said first author Frank DiLiberto PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago. “Further work should be performed to fully delineate this potential relationship.” The study included 15 participants with diabetic peripheral neuropathy who did not have deformity or ulceration and 15 healthy matched controls

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Delmar Bootery: After 78 years and three generations, it’s still all about the fit and the fix

April 5, 2016

By Catherine M. Koetters Chances are, if asked to describe a shoe repair shop, you probably wouldn’t use the words “pretty” or “refined.” But Gail Sundling, owner of the Delmar Bootery, might convince you other­wise. When asked to take the reins of her parents’ Delmar, NY, store after her mom broke her neck in a 1976 car accident, Sundling—then 24 years old and pregnant—pondered her next move.

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Coral Mag Fizz Supplement

April 5, 2016

Coral Mag Fizz is a beverage enhancer designed to boost the body’s ability to perform and recover by utilizing magnesium and potassium, an essential mineral duo reported to help relieve muscle cramps by improving muscle and nerve function and regulating the body’s water balance. When added to drinking water, the effervescent, lemon-lime flavored supplement delivers 300 mg of magnesium and 500 mg of potassium. The recommended dose is 6 g of Coral Mag Fizz per 4-6 oz of water, once or twice daily

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College Park Sidekicks

April 5, 2016

Introducing College Park’s Sidekicks, the first multi-axial stubbie feet for foreshortened prostheses. Used in pairs, the feet encourage muscle activity to assist bilateral transfemoral amputees with rehabilitation, especially when the goal is a transition to microprocessor knees

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Reformulated Relief Cream

April 5, 2016

Relief topical analgesic from Corganics has a new and improved formulation, with more menthol than in the original (3% vs 2.5%) for increased effectiveness and an improved preservative system designed to ensure a three-year shelf life.

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The 411 on diabetic foot ulcers

March 29, 2016

Diabetes is a multifaceted disease that, if not managed properly, can affect different parts of your body – such as your eyes, kidneys, blood vessels and even your feet. Problems with the feet are some of the most common complications of diabetes, and approximately 15 to 25 percent of patients with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer at some point during their lifetime.

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