I was hoping to see if anyone (or knows someone) who has had success with conservative treatment methods for pain caused by accessory navicular syndrome? My 10 year old daughter is a competitive all star cheerleader and right now she’s at a very high skill level that requires a lot tumbling where she has to land with extreme force on her feet. She rolled her foot one day after doing a standing back tuck and after that, she complained of pain until the point that she was sobbing by the end of practice

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Accessory Navicular Syndrome Success with Conservative Methods?

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New Here, Hoping To Get Some Ideas

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Hello! I am a 56-year-old female who began having pain in my right foot approximately three months ago.

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New Here, Hoping To Get Some Ideas

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acupuncture

May 28, 2015

does anyone know of any acupuncture courses which are accredited for podiatrists to use in practice ?

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foot x-ray strange looking "chips"

May 28, 2015

Dear Doctor, I just got my foot x-ray pictures, and although the accompanying description says there are no abnormalities, I noticed some strange looking chips (circled in the attached pictures). What are they?

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Effect of maximalist running shoes on ground reaction forces

May 28, 2015

Effect of Highly Cushioned Shoes on Ground Reaction Forces during Running Matthew Ruder, Phatarapon Atimetin, Erin Futrell, Irene Davis. Presented at the ACSM Meeting; San Diego May 2015 Quote: In contrast to the recent trend of minimal footwear, highly cushioned running shoes have begun to emerge on the market. These shoes are designed with a very thick midsole, with claims that they reduce the impact of landing.

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Heavy Slow Resistance Versus Eccentric Training as Treatment for Achilles Tendinopathy

May 28, 2015

Heavy Slow Resistance Versus Eccentric Training as Treatment for Achilles Tendinopathy A Randomized Controlled Trial Rikke Beyer , PT, MSc, Mads Kongsgaard , PhD, Birgitte Hougs Kjær , PT, MSc, Tommy Øhlenschlæger , MD, Michael Kjær , MD, DMSci and S. Peter Magnusson , PT, DMSci Am J Sports Med May 27, 2015 Quote: Background: Previous studies have shown that eccentric training has a positive effect on Achilles tendinopathy, but few randomized controlled trials have compared it with other loading-based treatment regimens. Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of eccentric training (ECC) and heavy slow resistance training (HSR) among patients with midportion Achilles tendinopathy

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Nexodyn™ for diabetic foot ulcers

May 28, 2015

Press Release: Nexodyn™ latest clinical outcomes on the healing of Diabetic Foot (DF) post-surgical lesions have been presented at the 7th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot (SDF), The Hague, The Netherlands (20-23 May 2015) — Quote: APR Applied Pharma Research s.a.

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Relevant gems from the ACSM meeting

May 28, 2015

The 2015 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting is on this week in San Diego. I always enjoy perusing the abstract book for this meeting as there are usually more than a few gems of relevance to my interests. This year was no exception.

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White “spots” on bottom of foot

May 27, 2015

It is the weirdest thing.

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Podiatry Matters – Free Online Professional Development Course is now open permanently :)

May 27, 2015

Good news everyone, Due to the success of the last 4 intakes on the Podiatry Matters Course – we’ve decided to open it permanently (so no more monthly intakes). All you pods can now enroll and do the course in your own time (quick/slow). Feedback has been excellent too so were not going to change anything on the course :) I’m just posting another message to inform you all that you can now enroll onto the course which will open on June 1st 2015- any questions just ask

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