|Meet Rion Paige, the 'X-Factor' Contestant with Arthrogyposis|
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a disorder characterized by joint deformities (contractures) that restrict movement in the hands and feet. The term "arthrogryposis" comes from the Greek words for joint (arthro-) and crooked or hooked ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 02:52
|Valley Presbyterian Hospital Announces Co-Director of Amputation Prevention ...|
... as the Co-Director of the renowned Amputation Prevention Center. Dr. Belczyk joined the medical staff in September 2010 as a board-certified podiatric surgeon specializing in infection, deformity correction, and post-traumatic foot and ankle ...
Business Wire (press release) - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:56
|A new outlook, by feet, by yards|
But along with new shoes and a few pairs of socks, clients received a quick foot health screening and the chance to spend a few minutes talking with Watson about their own foot problems. During the more-than-three-hour event, Watson walked several ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal - Sun, 01 Dec 2013 15:50
|A new discipline explores flatfoot - podiatry|
Podiatry is a science of foot. Compared with orthopedics, podiatry pays more attention on norm, than pathology, analyzes in detail the function of different normal feet, explains different options for walking, exploring the different positions of the ...
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am - Sat, 07 Dec 2013 02:30
|Seven Poster Abstracts Highlight MiMedx Allografts at the 10th Annual Desert ...|
Of the 3 DFUs not healing 100%, 2 were non-compliant and one had foot deformity issues prior to the study causing discontinuation of the graft. Conclusion: Multiple advantages were noted in using EpiFix® to treat non-healing wounds in the VA clinic ...
Sacramento Bee - Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:10
|How An Abused Lion, Tiger And Bear Became An Unlikely Family (PHOTOS)|
Unfortunately, the government passed new federal regulations requiring big cat enclosures to have 16 foot fences put up, which would take effect in October of this year. Baloo, Leo and Shere Khan's fence was only 8 feet high. If these regulations weren ...
Huffington Post - Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:32
|Fashionista has leg amputated so she can wear high heels|
A brave Long Island fashionista who was born with a club foot but dreamed of wearing “gorgeous high heels” did the unimaginable — she had her leg amputated so she could teeter around in stilettos. Mariah Serrano, a 21-year-old assistant designer for ...
New York Post - Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:13
|Fashionista amputates leg so she can wear heels|
NEWS.com.au - Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:39
|Big-toe joint surgery not standard treatment|
However, if pain or difficulty walking persists despite conservative measures, then referral to a foot surgeon is appropriate. There are more than 150 surgeries described for treatment of bunion deformities. Joint replacement (arthroplasty) is still ...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:48