In Honduras: A Child's Life Forever Changed
Over the course of 10 days, Dr. Taylor Smith and a team of 25 screened more than 400 patients in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and performed 58 orthopedic surgeries for club foot, fractures, congenital deformities, and trauma. "During our mission in ...
Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:37

Fancy Footwear: High heels can have surprising effects
“When we walk we want the weight balanced between the front and heel of foot,” says Nirenberg. “When you take that heel away, you're more likely to get deformities, bunions and pinched nerves, stress fractures and pain in the ball of your foot.” High ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:20

The Institute of Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery: How to choose the ...
The average podiatrists obtain a Foot Surgery Certification that indicates knowledge of podiatric surgery, diagnosis of problems and surgical management of foot disease, deformities and/or trauma. “Very few podiatrists go the extra mile to seek the ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:52

Get Healthy Editor's Letter: No Pain, No Gain? No Way.
In our story about fashion and foot care, Northwest Indiana doctors advise us to make heels an occasional treat, not an every day habit, to reduce long term stress injuries and even foot deformities. Even beyond your feet, high heels can cause lower ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:03

School Teacher and Singer Receives Pain Relief and Beautiful Feet Thanks to ...
Most recently, Dr. Yolanda Ragland, a podiatric surgeon located in New York (, examined her patient Ria and decided on a solution that would not only take the pain in her feet away, caused by hammertoe deformity, but also ...
PR Web (press release) - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:11

Annual Research Day Showcases Student Scholarship
It didn't take long for the med student from Pennsylvania to dive right in, spending last summer at Hospital for Special Surgery researching a technique to correct flat feet deformities that can be tailored for each individual patient. The fruits of ...
Cornell Chronicle - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:52

What's On? Community Calendar
Each show includes a charity pie auction to raise funds for Operation Smile, a charity that helps treat facial deformities in Third World countries. Tickets online at or at the door. Sat., May 24 – 6:30 p.m. Doors open for the St ...
Ingersoll Times - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:03

Taking a step in the right direction
By supporting and correcting deformities in order to improve the way the foot moves and functions. For example, if a patient has a high arched foot with poor shock absorption they may be prone to painful callousing. A foot orthotic inserted into ...
Vernon Morning Star - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:03

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