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  • Tips to improve posture

    Researchers have linked bad posture with some uncomfortable health conditions and a high risk of injury, especially during exercise.

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  • Are Your Summer Shoes Causing Foot Pain?

    The warmer weather, longer days, and increased level of activity during the summer months can lead to painful foot conditions if you’re not wearing the proper shoes. Keep your feet pain free while you enjoy fun in the sun with tips from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) and foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons.

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  • What's New in Foot and Ankle Surgery

    This article provides a summary of recent research pertaining to orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery, mainly published from September 2017 to September 2018.

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  • Where's the best place for your child's sports physical exam?

    Student athletes usually need a sports physical. And the best place for that exam is at their primary care doctor's office, according to updated guidelines from leading U.S. medical experts.

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  • Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

    A stress fracture is a type of bone break or crack in the bone. Stress fractures occur when a small or moderate amount of force is applied to a bone repeatedly and over time.

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  • Why kids should be encouraged to play more than one sport

    While many parents are heeding the advice of experts and resisting the urge to have their kids focus exclusively on one sport too early in life, a University of Alberta professor who specializes in youth development is advising parents to keep their children's activities in balance.

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  • Posterior Malleolar Ankle Fractures

    There is increasing acceptance that the clinical outcomes following posterior malleolar fractures are less than satisfactory. We report our results of posterior malleolar fracture management based on the classification by Mason and Molloy.

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  • Five Tips for Healthy Feet

    Your feet serve as the foundation for your whole body, and when your feet have problems, it can affect other parts of your body like your knees, hips, and lower back. April is Foot Health Awareness Month, an opportunity to take charge of your foot health.

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  • Reduce Foot Fatigue If You Work on Your Feet

    A 2014 survey of 1,000 American adults from the American Podiatric Medical Association found that half of respondents lived with some form of foot pain. Much of this pain and discomfort could be prevented by wearing the right shoe for the job and following a daily foot care routine.

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  • Distraction Subtalar Arthrodesis for Calcaneal Malunion

    We hypothesized that there is no difference in the clinical and radiological outcomes using local bone graft versus iliac graft for subtalar distraction arthrodesis in patients with calcaneal malunion. In addition, using local bone graft negates the donor site morbidity.

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