Archive for September, 2007

Coblation Therapy for Plantar Fasciosis

Plantar fasciosis is essentially a term used to describe chronic plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the tearing and resultant inflammation of the plantar fascia, the most common cause of heel pain. “Itis” means inflammation and many studies have shown that after the first few weeks following injury and development of plantar fasciitis, the inflammation decreases. [...]

Diabetic Foot Complications Reduced with Management

An abstract presented at the 2007 American Diabetes Association Scientific Session showed reduced lower extremity complications in diabetics who participated in a diabetic management program. Reduced Incidence of Diabetes Lower Extremity Complications During Participation in Diabetes Disease Management Programs Authors: CARTER COBERLEY, BRENT HAMAR, ZACKARY SAMPLES, MATTHEW MCGINNIS, SADIE COBERLEY, ANDRES PEREZ, DEXTER SHURNEY, Nashville, [...]

Trail Running and Your Feet

There are almost 7 million trail runners in the United States and they enjoy fantastic views, clean air and the peace and quiet of the outdoors. Trail running does have it’s own set of risks and injuries. Although many of the same foot and ankle problems a road runner might encounter, a trail runner may [...]