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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 experts say. 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, improving s...

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 commercialization...

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 away....

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 Mother ...

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 one-size-fits-all approach 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 formed manu...

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 by walking. That's just...

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...
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