16May, 2017

Advanced Footcare adds state-of-the-art biomechanics analysis system

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Advanced Footcare adds state-of-the-art biomechanics analysis system to modernize patient lower extremity function and mechanics assessment. AVENTURA, FL, May 3, 2017 – Advanced Footcare, a Miami-based full service podiatry practice, today announced that it has added the Noraxon myoMETRICS™ Portable Lab to its suite of podiatry medicine and performance management tools, providing a highly-advanced biomechanics testing and diagnostics platform for foot function and gait analysis. Of particular interest to elite and recreational athletes, Advanced Footcare’s podiatry experts are now able to do comprehensive testing work off-site and in the field […]
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19Jan, 2015

Leg Pain: Musculoskeletal, Vascular and Neurological

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Leg pain is generally described as a pain occurring between the groin and the ankle. Hip and foot pain most often own their own pain classifications and are treated as separate entities. The causes of leg pain are as varied as are the treatments available to eliminate the pain. Some causes are readily apparent and some are intermittent and vague. Medical knowledge of not only the variety of causes, but also the availability of the most modern diagnostic protocols is necessary for proper curative treatment. The groupings below represent just […]
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7Jan, 2015

Ankle Injuries and Treatment

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In general, ankle injuries can be instantaneous as caused by either a major traumatic accident (auto wreck) or a minor event(slipping or tripping). Ankle injuries are also a common instantaneous traumatic event in all different types of sports. Ill-fitting shoes such as clogs, or persistent wear of high-heeled shoes can cause injury to ankles over time and become a chronic condition. Unlike foot injuries that are generally described by location, ankle injuries are described by the tissue that is injured; namely bone, tendons (attach muscle to bone) or ligaments (join […]
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1Jan, 2015

Foot Pain: Arch and Heel Pain and More

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Feet are complicated. There are many different systems and tissues that make up the foot that can cause pain. Anything untoward; from the skin, nail, vascular supply, connective tissue or bones can cause minor to severe pain that will require professional curative assistance. Isolating the origin of the pain is instrumental in determining diagnosis and treatment. In looking through divisions of pain according to the area of origin, three things stand out. First: footwear that fits properly is key to avoiding several types of foot pain in all areas of […]
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2Oct, 2014

What are the Health of Orthopedic Shoes

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Though orthopedic shoes are sometimes given a bad wrap because they aren’t seen as the most stylish of options, they can be very helpful, if fact, a godsend to individuals who suffer from chronic foot conditions and pain. Today’s orthopedic shoes aren’t necessarily the same as yesteryear. Shoe companies are taking into consideration style more then they may have in the past. This allows individuals to both feel good and look good. Style issues aside, in this article we will discuss the primary benefits of orthopedic shoes. They are significant […]
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1Oct, 2014

What are Shin Splints

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Shin splints is a general term used to refer to a painful condition in the shins. It is often caused by running or jumping, and may be very slow to heal. A formal medical term for the condition is medial tibial syndrome. Shin splints is the general name given to pain at the front of the lower leg. Shin splints is not a diagnosis in itself but a description of symptoms of which there could be a number of causes. The most common cause is inflammation of the periostium of […]
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