Category Archive for: ‘Podiatry’

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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