Is Judo a Fix for Flat Feet?
Judo training may help to prevent flat feet and other foot deformities in children, says a study published online in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B. Boys who regularly practiced judo had significantly higher foot arches and better balance than ...
Wall Street Journal - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:27



How to keep feet smelling good in summer
DURING THAT SEVEN-DAY MISSION THAT GROUP PERFORMED 13 SURGEON RUSS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WHO SUFFER FROM GENETIC FOOT DEFORMITIES OR HAVE HAD TRAUMATIC INJURIES. WE WENT WITH -- THEY DON'T HAVE ...
Local 10 - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:56



Making an impact: Local podiatric surgeon travels to Nepal to perform foot and ...
During the weeklong trip in March to Katmandu, the team examined more than 70 patients with severe deformities. Conservative and surgical services were performed on children with complex foot and ankle deformities and adults with neglected deformities.
Marietta Daily Journal - Sat, 18 Jul 2015 21:41

Metatarsus adductus increases risk of hallux valgus deformity
Metatarsus adductus may increase the risk of the radiographic recurrence of hallux valgus deformity regardless of the surgical procedure performed, according to data presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting.
Healio - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:03

The Yuck Factor — What Planned Parenthood Smears, Homophobia, & Middle School ...
Medical procedures and research are yucky. Good healthcare means getting over it. If religious conservatives have their way, reproductive healthcare will be dictated by the same psychology that drives middle school jokes about genitals, dead babies and ...
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies - Sun, 26 Jul 2015 06:52



Celebrated Bass-Baritone Plans a Surprise Debut at Conducting
Mr. Quasthoff, now 55, was born with severe physical deformities owing to his mother's use of thalidomide during a difficult pregnancy. In his memoir, “The Voice” (Pantheon, 2008), he describes himself as “a four-foot three-inch concert singer without ...
New York Times - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:16



Pedorthist shares foot type identification algorithm for adolescents teens
“Unlike our adults, who come in and they might have some fixed deformities or surgery or obesity, usually kids are pretty easy to manage.” The six foot quadrants are organized into a chart with types A and B on the top row, left to right; C and D in ...
Healio - Sat, 25 Jul 2015 04:26

An Artificial Limb Can Bring Hope — But Who's Going To Make It?
The boyish 20-year-old gripped a railing and stepped forward with feet in blue sneakers. The sweltering ... In addition, many people in this poor country have deformities or musculoskeletal diseases, and they don't get sufficient care. Last year nearly ...
New England Public Radio - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 05:45


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