MRI of the first MPJ

by admin on November 26, 2014

First metatarsophalangeal joint- MRI findings in asymptomatic volunteers Tobias Johannes Dietrich, Flora Luciana Figueira da Silva, Marcelo Rodrigues de Abreu, Georg Klammer, Christian W. A

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MRI of the first MPJ

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Effect of Muscle Energy Technique to Improve Flexibility of Gastro-Soleus Complex in Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomised Clinical, Prospective Study Design Tanwar Rahul, MPT Ortho, Moitra Monika, MPT Ortho, Goyal Manu, MSc Musculoskeletal Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Mullana, Ambala Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy – An International Journal Year : 2014, Volume : 8, Issue : 4 Quote: Background: Plantar fasciitis is considered to be an overuse syndrome as it develops over time and is a result of repeated stress that exceeds the body’s inherent capacity to repair and adapt which eventually leads to the failure of the ligaments, bones and muscles. Functional risk factors include tightness in gastronemius, soleus and weakness of intrinsic foot muscles because limited dorsiflexion due to tight Achilles tendon strains the plantar fascia.

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Muscle Energy Technique to Improve Flexibility of Gastro-Soleus Complex in Plantar Fasciitis

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mobile forefoot varus

November 25, 2014

My (20 years old) patient is overloading on both 5th MTPJs, with slight callous. Her feet are mobile (almost hypermobile) and I cannot see any obvious structural or functional abnormality. There is no sign of rear foot inversion or eversion, but I am inexperienced when it comes to assessing fore foot to rear foot relationship

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Nail stem cells to regrow nail?

November 25, 2014

Press Release: Nail stem cells prove more versatile than press ons Quote: There are plenty of body parts that don’t grow back when you lose them. Nails are an exception, and a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveals some of the reasons why. A team of USC Stem Cell researchers led by principal investigator Krzysztof Kobielak and co-first authors Yvonne Leung and Eve Kandyba has identified a new population of nail stem cells, which have the ability to either self-renew or undergo specialization or differentiation into multiple tissues

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Fungal nails

November 25, 2014

I get asked this question a lot by patients and I was wondering what other people think.

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Ankle arthrodesis

November 25, 2014

Patient satisfaction and function after bilateral ankle arthrodeses Philip Vaughan, David Gordon, Andy Goldberg, Nick Cullen, Dishan Singh Foot and Ankle Surgery; Articles in Press Quote: Highlights •We report the outcome of a series of bilateral ankle arthrodeses. •Following bilateral ankle arthrodesis the mean AOFAS score was 79.5 (range 71-90).

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Press release re work boots

November 25, 2014

Press Release: Give old boots the boot! GIVE YOUR OLD BOOTS THE BOOT: AUSSIE FEET PAINFULLY NEGLECTED BOOT OWNERS IN THE DARK ABOUT BOOT LIFE SPAN Quote: Aussies are wearing their safety footwear and their feet into the ground, according to new research released by Blundstone*. A survey of more than 1000 people across Australia found nearly 60% of boot owners admitted to holding onto their boots until they are falling apart. The results are worrying for foot health, with experts warning that wearing worn out boots with compromised safety features increases general foot ailments, and can become a dangerous health hazard when working in high-risk environments.

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OMG: ‘Crunchies’ in the feet

November 25, 2014

I regularly delve into the cess pool that is pseudoscience and it does take a lot to surprise me (I still recovering from the chemtards one). This one surrised me…

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Do magnetic insoles work?

November 24, 2014

What are they? These are insoles that have magnets embedded in them allegedly so that a magnetic field can be applied to the body.

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Free Treatments

November 24, 2014

Although I did not attend, apparently the accountant at the Bournemouth conference said that he has a problem with free treatments. His reasoning, because that treatment has no value (i.e.is free) then that is the value that patients perceive it to be. What are others thoughts?

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