Category Archive for: ‘Foot Pain’

A Soldier’s War on Pain

By BARRY MEIER MAY 10, 2014 Four years and a lifetime ago, a new war began for Sgt. Shane Savage. On Sept. 3, 2010, the armored truck he was commanding near Kandahar, Afghanistan, was blown apart by a roadside bomb. His head hit the ceiling so hard that his helmet cracked. His left foot was pinned against the dashboard, crushing 24 …

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High Heels and Pumps Now, Foot Pain Later

September 29, 2009www.nytimes.comRoni Caryn Rabin Some women love their shoes so much it hurts. That is the conclusion of a new study that looks at the link between shoes and foot pain. It was based on questioning of 3,378 men and women from Framingham, Mass., about their shoes in the past and the present. Their average age was 66. The …

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New Twist on Treatment of Foot Pain

‘Dry-needling,’ steroids effective against plantar fasciitis, researchers sayPosted December 1, 2008 By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) — Italian researchers say they’ve developed a fast, effective, non-invasive treatment for the painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis. Using a combination of “dry-needling” and steroid injections guided by ultrasound, the researchers say their approach achieved a 95 percent …

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Choose Flip Flops Carefully for Back to School, Say Chiropractors

ATLANTA, July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Despite the cooler weather, many young adults continue to wear slides, flip flops and sandals throughout school season, according to Okabashi Brands — in the locker room, on campus, in the dorm or as an after sports “recovery” shoe. But, according to Dr. Leo Bronston, DC, a practicing doctor of chiropractic for …

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