Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees
SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation ( http://www.kessler-rehab.com ) is the only hospital in New Jersey and one of the first rehabilitation centers in the country to offer amputees the new PROPRIO FOOT(R), a prosthesis that provides greater...
MIT granted an 8,000 square foot operation facility in Taizhou city for a period of 2 and half years
DENVER, CO, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH.PK) ( http://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), "MIT" is pleased to announce that it has been granted a completely new, 8,000 square foot
operation facility, as per "MIT China" requirements, from th...
National Social Security Disability Advocacy Firm Changes Name to "Freedom Disability" and Acquires 22,000 Square Foot Corporate Headquarters in Shelton, CT
SSC Disability (a Social Service Coordinators company) has announced a name change to Freedom Disability and has expanded its operations into a new corporate headquarters in Shelton, CT. The larger 22,000 square foot
facility will accommodate the continued growth of the business, bringing hundre...
Misonix Announces Participation in Annual Diabetic Foot Global Conference
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of minimally invasive ultrasonic medical device technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide for other acute health conditions, has announced their attendance and partic...
Wound Management Technologies Exhibits at Premier International Diabetic Foot Conference DFCon 09
-- Accepted Abstract on CellerateRx Conducted by Dr. Matt Regulski --
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wound Care Innovations, LLC, a subsidiary of Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM), announced today that it is exhibiting at DFCon 09 on March ...
World's Most Advanced Foot Scanning Kiosk Made Available to Retailers by eSoles and Pressure Profile Systems, Inc.
Pressure Profile Systems, Inc. Combines Tactile and 3D Scanning with Advanced Algorithms to Deliver Custom eSoles Footbeds to Consumers
LOS ANGELES and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure Profile Systems, Inc. (PPS) together with its partner eSoles, LLC, today announced the...
New AmLactin(R) Foot Cream Immerses Feet in Moisture
MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- People across the country are now able to treat their feet with AmLactin(R) Foot
Cream Therapy from Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. AmLactin(R) Foot
Cream Therapy provides dry feet sufferers with an effective option to manage severely dry and chapped fe...
Human Ancestors Put Best Foot Forward 1.5M Years Ago
Fossils thought to be oldest evidence to date of an essentially modern foot
THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Anthropologists have uncovered a trail of ancient footprints in northern Kenya believed to represent the oldest evidence to date of an essentially modern, human-like foot. ...
Tamaris Announces Foot and Leg Ulcers Pose Significant Health Threat
A new research study could redefine treatment for disease
Chicago, IL (Vocus) January 27, 2009 -- Americans are living longer, but living longer means our aging population is at greater risk for acquiring disease. For those with high cholesterol, diabetes and high blo...
New Smart Toe Implant Lets Foot Surgery Patients Go 'Wireless'
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no wonder that millions of Americans suffer from some form of foot
pain. The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) estimates that by age 50, the majority of people have logged 75,000 miles on their feet. For many, the pain is severe enough to ...
Diabetics with previous foot ulcers may be able to participate in walking program
COLUMBIA, Mo. More than 20 million Americans are living with diabetes, and that number is expected to increase by more than 5 million by 2010. One complication related to diabetes, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, (DM+PN), can cause individuals to develop foot
ulcers and, in extreme cases, amputat...
Put Your Best Foot Forward Next Year
Resolutions to get fit can mean more podiatric pain, experts warn
SUNDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- January is the cruelest month for your tootsies, foot
and ankle surgeons experience an annual increase in patients with foot
pain caused by exercise during the f...
Surgeons Predict Foot Pain Will Increase in January
CHICAGO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You've signed up for the gym membership. You've bought new workout clothes and shoes. You've made a promise to yourself to stick to your New Year's resolution to exercise and lose weight.
You hit the gym, you work out hard for a week, then you ...
‘Tis The Season to Avoid Foot Follies: Tips to Keep You on Your Feet
Taking precautions with footwear choices, properly moisturizing can soothe holiday soles.
Bethesda, MD (Vocus) December 15, 2008 -- While the month of December gives many an extra boost of holiday cheer, the same winter weather that puts revelers in the festive spirit o...
Medicare to Reimburse for the Bioness L300™ Foot Drop System for Spinal Cord Injury
Bioness Inc., a leading neuromodulation company, announced today that beginning January 1, 2009, the NESS L300 will be reimbursed by Medicare for incomplete spinal cord injury patients suffering from foot
drop. The decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) establishes a new...
New Twist on Treatment of Foot Pain
'Dry-needling,' steroids effective against plantar fasciitis, researchers say
MONDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Italian researchers say they've developed a fast, effective, non-invasive treatment for the painful foot
condition known as plantar fasciitis.
Using a combination of "dr...
Boomers Not Backing Down From Foot and Ankle Arthritis
Surgical advances keeping them active, pain-free
CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They danced to the Beatles,
the Rolling Stones and disco. They worked out with Jane Fonda and made
jogging their national pastime.
Now approaching retirement, many members of the "Me Generation" ar...
www.IonAvs.com Offers Ionic Foot Detox Baths Worldwide.
FARMINGTON, Ark., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Many are going online to buy
the new Ion Cell Cleanse foot
detox from Alternative Vitality Systems. They
are using this new foot
detox technology for arthritis, joint pain,
removing numerous toxins from the body, improving the immune system,
Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices
SATURDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Summer is here, and many of you will be kicking off your shoes at home, at the beach or in the park. But is that a good thing?
To sort the myths from the facts a...
BioMed Realty Trust Announces 90,000 Square Foot Lease at Pacific Research Center
SAN DIEGO, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.
(NYSE: BMR ) today announced the signing of a new lease at the Pacific
Research Center in Newark, California. Revance Therapeutics, Inc., a
specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and
Living Cell Treatment Heals Diabetic Foot Sores Fast
NORWALK, Conn., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris "Mo" Moses and his
wife Ida thought they were doing everything they could for Mo's health. A
Type II diabetic, with multiple medical problems, Moses had an ugly,
uncomfortable sore on the bottom of his right foot
which just wouldn't go
New Ten-Minute Foot Exercisers Beautify Feet for Spring and Summer Sandal Season
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring here and
summer fast approaching, open-toed shoes grace the pages of every fashion
spread. That said, attractive feet are a MUST!
YogaToes(R) are a revolutionary new patented product that help feet
look and feel great. YogaToes(R) b...
Celebrities From All Walks of Life Put Their Best Foot Forward for the Fourth Annual Open Toe Shoe Party
'Criminal Minds' star Kirsten Vangsness, Nanny 911's Nanny Stella, 'Notes From the Underbelly' star Rachael Harris and 'Iron Chef' judge and
Mom-a-licious creator Domenica Catelli add style to the industry's most fun fundraiser
LOS ANGELES, March 26 /PRNewswire/ ...
YogaPro Celebrates Mother's Day with a Photo Contest to Win YogaToes(R) Foot Care Exercisers to Soothe and Beautify Mom's Feet
ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With warm weather and
Mother's Day approaching, mothers want their feet to look and feel fabulous
especially in fashionable, open-toed shoes. In celebration of Mom's special
day, YogaPro is sponsoring a photo contest "Which Celebrity Does Your
Good luck indeed: 53 million-year-old rabbit's foot bones found
One day last spring, fossil hunter and anatomy professor Kenneth Rose, Ph.D. was displaying the bones of a jackrabbits foot
as part of a seminar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine when something about the shape of the bones looked oddly familiar.
That unanticipated eureka moment...
Egyptian foot care center recieves International Diabetes Federation grant
Over 246 million people live with diabetes across the world and 4.4 million of those people live in Egypt. Poor diabetes control can lead to devastating complications, like blood vessel problems and an increased risk for foot
ulcers, which cause 85% of all amputations.
The Faculty of Medicine ...
UF researchers warn parents about dangers of childhood foot burns
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Warmer weather is just around the corner, but before families fire up the barbecue, roast marshmallows around a crackling campfire or burn yard debris, they should consider some common precautions to help snuff out a serious childhood health risk.
University of Florida resear...
Unique Line of Custom-Made Orthotics for Sandals and Clogs Cater to Style-Minded Foot Pain Sufferers
DES PLAINES, Ill., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1999,
OurHealthNetwork.com ( http://www.OurHealthNetwork.com ) has been the
Internet's leading provider of custom-made foot
orthotics. The company's
team of board- certified podiatrists now introduces an exclusive line of
more than two dozen dif...
Surgeons Rethink Approach to Minimal Incision Foot and Ankle Surgery
Patients reap multiple benefits, but surgeons rethinking
LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many patients
who undergo foot
and ankle surgery are recovering faster and with smaller
surgical scars, thanks to new minimal incision techniques and t...
Debut issue of Foot & Ankle Specialist
An article in the debut issue of SAGEs Foot
& Ankle Specialist (FAS,) written by Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS, John J. Stapleton, DPM, and Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, FACFAS, details a 3-step treatment plan for patients with diabetic foot
infections, recommending first controlling the infection by removi...
New Fashion-Forward Footwear from Aetrex Offers Patented Customization to Help Eliminate Foot Pain
New Dress, Casual and Athletic Lines Now Available in Retail Outlets Nationwide
TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With everything we do all day,
it's no wonder feet are subject to more injury than any other part of the
body, and it's no surprise that more th...
BioHorizons Expands to New 44,000 Square Foot Facility
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons Implant Systems,
Inc. relocated its global headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, to a
state-of-the- art, 44,000 square foot
facility. The new facility, located
at 2300 Riverchase Center, houses all administrative services, a newly
63 percent of diabetics risk serious foot problems by wearing the wrong-sized shoes
More than six out of ten people with diabetes are walking around in the wrong-sized shoes, exposing themselves to serious foot
problems that could lead to amputation, according to research in the November issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.
Published to coincide with...
Ossur's Proprio Foot nets the 2007 da Vinci Award
September 28, 2007 (Aliso Viejo, CA) Ossur, a trusted and global developer of more scientifically advanced prosthetic innovations than any other company in the field, is pleased to announce that its PROPRIO FOOT
is the winner of a 2007 da Vinci Award.
The PROPRIO FOOT, the latest in Ossurs B...
Common Foot Myths Trip Us Up
Breaks, corns, bunions: Experts deliver the facts
FRIDAY, Sept. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Did you know that it's possible to walk on a broken foot?
It is, but many people believe that it is not possible to do so -- and then exacerbate the damage to their broken foot
TOPICA Begins Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Potent Antifungal, Luliconazole, in Athlete's Foot
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TOPICA Pharmaceuticals today announced the enrollment of patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating luliconazole for the treatment of tinea pedis (athlete's foot). Luliconazole, the company's lead product candidate, is the one of the most potent an...
Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia
'Jaipur Foot', the prosthesis that has helped thousands of disabled worldwide to walk again, is set to be launched from Colombia, its first centre on foreign soil .
The Colombian government has sanctioned the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), producers of the artificial limb,...
Jaipur Foot Takes Off for Lebanon
The Jaipur Foot
- artificial legs made in Rajasthan - is all set to travel to war-hit Lebanon and Sri Lanka to aid amputees there.//
Experts from the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS) will travel to the Middle East on the invitation of the Indian contingent of the UN peacekeepin...
Childhood Obesity Linked to Foot Pain
Doctors with the American College of Foot
and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) say they’re noticing more and more overweight and obese children with foot
and ankle pain in their examining rooms,// mirroring a national epidemic of childhood obesity.
An estimated 16 percent of U.S. children ages six to 19 ...
Tips for Avoiding Foot Fungus in Communal Bathrooms
Over the past few weeks, many college students left the comforts of home to live in a dorm with hundreds of their peers. Getting away from mom and dad may be great, but dorm-life// also has its downfalls, including the foot
fungus and wart-causing virus that can be picked up in communal bathrooms/s...