Archive for November, 2008

What is a hammertoe?

Tendon imbalance over time will result in the gradual pull of the toes up into a contracted position. Tendon imbalance is generally due to faulty foot mechanics and may be associated with a high or low arch foot. With a high or low arch foot, the pull of the tendons on the top of the [...]

Stem Cell Injections May Prevent Amputations

The following is a press release by the American Podiatric Medical Association New Stem Cell Injections May Help Prevent Amputations: American Podiatric Medical Association Member Assisting in Breakthrough Clinical Trials October 20, 2008 Bethesda, MD– Poor blood flow to the lower limbs is a health condition that many Americans with diabetes experience. But without early [...]