Search Results for: biomechanics

August 2009

Knee OA: Take a load off

From weight loss to exercise to lever arms, effective early interventions can stave off surgery.
By Monica R. Maly, PT, PhD

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August 2009

How cadavers could change your practice

Modeling studies have implications for management of plantar fasciitis, stress fractures and PTTD.
By Erin D. Ward, DPM

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August 2009

Technology: Choosing a digital foot scanner

Digital scanners can save time and money, but only if they provide the clinical information you need.
By Larry Huppin, DPM

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August 2009

In the Moment: O&P

Plus: Ankle brace effects Amputee hip strength • Feedback boosts OA bracing by Jordana Bieze Foster

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July 2009

In the Moment: 0&P

Ankle braces are popular with volleyball players seeking a safeguard against both contact and non-contact sprains. Research from the University of Findlay (OH) suggests that ankle brace wear significantly alters lower extremity muscle activation patterns in volleyball players but, athletes will be happy to know, does not significantly affect vertical jump height.

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July 2009

Practice Tactics: Treatment protocols

Creating a consistent, comprehensive and systematic process for treating lower extremity ailments improves patient outcomes and can also improve the financial performance of your practice, often by a considerable degree. Depending on patient volume and current practice behaviors, adopting comprehensive treatment guidelines can generate between…

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July 2009

Patellofemoral pain takes turn in spotlight

Welcome to the decade of patellofemoral pain: Exclusive coverage from the first-ever PFPS research retreat.

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July 2009

Treating knee pain from the ground up

Functional foot orthoses can help relieve symptoms

by Paul R. Scherer, DPM Continue reading

July 2009

OA research: It’s all about the shoes

Laterally wedged orthoses are effective to a point, but the next big thing in knee osteoarthritis treatment just might be a prototype shoe with a sole that notable for its variable stiffness rather than its slope.

by Jennifer C. Erhart, PhD, Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD, and Thomas P. Andriacchi, PhD Continue reading

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2019-2020 Events Calendar

2020 Events  Jan 24 – 26 New York Podiatric Clinical Conference New York, NY February 3-7 Hanger Ed Fair Nashville,TN February 12-15 APTA Combined Sessions Meeting Denver, CO February 19-22 American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons San Antonio, TX … Continue reading

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Welcome to Lower Extremity Review or LER as we call it. This long awaited magazine fills the lower extremity information gap for practitioners in the fields of Podiatry, Physical Therapy, O&P Pedorthics, and Orthopedics. With over 20 years experience in … Continue reading