Sports Medicine

May 19, 2012

Sport medicine is a multidisciplinary area that is all involved around treating problems in athlete, enhancing the performance of the athlete and also the use of sport to rehabilitate medical problems. Many different type of health professionals are involved in sports medicine including podiatrists. Resources: Sports Medicine Books | eSport Medicine | Sports Medicine Forums

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Smelly feet

May 18, 2012

Smelly feet are somewhat of an embarrassing problem to have. No one with the problem wants to take there shoes off. The actual problem is due to the bacteria breaking down the fatty acid in sweat, so the primary treatment is aimed at getting rid of the sweat first before trying masking agents for the […]

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Metatarsal Pads

May 18, 2012

Metatarsal pads are widely used to treat a range of different foot problems. They can be used to cushion the forefoot with more padding. Metatarsal pads can also be used to separate bones if there is a nerve impingement. The can also be used to correct the alignment of the toes in conditions related to […]

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Podiatry Employment

May 18, 2012

Given the aging of the population, the increased problems of diabetes, there is a great future for podiatry employment. It will continue to grow. References: Employment | Jobs

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Continuing Professional Development

May 18, 2012

Continuing professional development is something that is expected of anyone who considers themselves as a professional. The public and regulatory authorities expect all professionals and that includes podiatrists are up-to-date with the latest techniques and trends. this is usually done through a program of formal continuing professional development. Resources: Podiatry CPD | Continuing Professional Development […]

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Skechers

May 18, 2012

Skechers are the manufactors of a range of toning shoes and running shoes. They were originally most well known for their Shape-Ups model of toning shoes, but lately have been putting more emphasis on their range of running shoes. Resources: Skechers | Lawsuit filed against Skechers | Skechers

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Platelet Rich Plasma

May 18, 2012

Platelet rich plasma is injection technique that is being used morefrequently to treat tendons and soft tissue injuries. Usually this is carried out by removing a small amount of a patient’s blood, spinning it in a centrifuge in order to separate the platelets from the other parts of the blood. These concentrated platelets are next […]

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Podiatry Classified

May 17, 2012

Classified advertising is one way of advertising podiatry services and finding podiatry services. References: Podiatry Marketplace Podiatry Classifieds Podiatry Shop

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Shin Splints Treatment

May 17, 2012

Shin splints is the common name for a common name for an overuse injury in runners. The treatment of shin splints is to first adjust the runners training routine and substitute additional or different training routines. Next the running technique and form needs to be looked at and any issues there need to be addressed. […]

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Shin Splints

May 16, 2012

Shin splints is the common name given to a condition that is called medial tibial stress syndrome. It is an overuse injury that is common in the legs of those who run a lot. The most common risk factors for this problem are running form and poor foot biomechanics. The pain is usually felt along […]

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