Dear All, I have a triathlete patient with MTSS who I have been treating for some time, trying to get his Orthoses right and stopping him from overtraining. I have suggested he looks into a ‘walk to run’ exercise program (if anybody can recommend a good one of these that would be very helpful) to build strength in the bone up rather than the periods of rest followed by throwing himself straight back into running that he seems ridiculously keen on doing and have referred him to a sports masseur

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Treatment of MTSS – Will barefoot running help?

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A comparison of two total contact cast constructs with variable body mass. Pirozzi K, McGuire J, Meyr AJ. J Wound Care.

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Effect of BMI on plantar pressures in a total contact cast

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Effect of Flexible Pes Planus on Postural Stability in Adolescent Females

July 23, 2014

Effect of Flexible Pes Planus on Postural Stability in Adolescent Females Fayiz F. El-Shamy, Anees S. Ghait International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR); Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014 Quote: Abstract: Aim: to evaluate response of postural control and balance in adolescent females with flexible pes planus during luteal phase of menstruation.

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Foot Impact Injury Diagnosis

July 23, 2014

Hi community, Last Friday night, I kicked a pylon on the street, and underneath it, unbeknownst to me, was a cable box! I kicked it with full force like kicking a soccer ball (hitting it with the top of my foot), and I made contact with the pylon/cable box with very left side of my right foot, right in the middle. Now my foot is in some significant pain, although I’m still able to walk on it reasonably well thankfully

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Lisfranc cast not at 90 degrees?

July 23, 2014

Help! I am worried that post ORIF surgery my ankle is not quite at 90 degrees and even with mild exercises I have not been able to get it to the proper position. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Hammer toe correction

July 22, 2014

I had a hammer toe surgery and they told me I could take the bandages off after five days. Imagine my surprise when I saw they had cut 4 inches up the top of my foot. They didn’t tell me this would happen and I am going to be horribly scarred.

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Hallux Distraction Test

July 22, 2014

We have static tests such as the Supination Resistance Test and Jack’s test and I just wanted to share a test that I used. I am sure this is not a new test but I always called it the Hallux Distraction Test (HDT) since the 1980s

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Ipad app for small record keeping

July 22, 2014

Hi I am from the UK and I am currently using Podware for my record keeping on a small netbook. I am currently thinking of moving to using an Ipad for the same but am finding it difficult finding an app which will allow me to keep clinical notes and patient history, meds etc. Can anyone tell me of any good apps out there at present which will allow me to do this without a monthly fee ?

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How many patients in a week? Key Performance criteria

July 22, 2014

Hi All, I have just been offered a new job after becoming redundant from my current employer.

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Open Source 3D printed shoes

July 21, 2014

Spanish company Recreus, has uploaded to their website open source STL files from sneakers and sandals. Eveyone can download , modify, costumize and 3D printing them. Free 3D models

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