News from american orthopaedic foot

May 28, 2014, 06:00 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Patient Guide: Total Ankle Replacement

Retired firefighter Thomas Lynch was all too familiar with the pain that comes with severe ankle arthritis. Lynch experienced multiple ankle...

May 19, 2014, 14:06 ET
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Patient Guide: Arthritis of the Feet and Ankles

 Suffering with pain or stiffness in your feet and ankles? It could be arthritis. More than 52 million Americans have the condition, which...

Apr 30, 2014, 12:38 ET
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Considering Cosmetic Foot Surgery?

There's been a renewed interest in cosmetic foot surgery lately. Several so-called "Cinderella" procedures have gained new popularity as women try...

Mar 28, 2014, 13:46 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Patient Guide: Treating a Broken Ankle

Many people associate ankle fractures with sports, but you don't have to be an athlete to develop a serious ankle injury. Ankle fractures, in which...

Feb 24, 2014, 11:45 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

How to Avoid Winter Sports Injuries

It's not hard to be impressed with the skills of the Winter Olympic athletes. If you've been inspired to get out and try some winter sports...

Jan 21, 2014, 14:33 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

New Video Highlights Foot and Ankle Care

Why should you see an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist? Have a problem with a foot or ankle? Wondering where to turn? Check out the...

Jan 13, 2014, 06:00 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Tips for Avoiding Falls on Ice

Sensible footwear and safe walking help avoid injury, says orthopaedic foot and ankle MD With much of the country in the grip of a...

Nov 18, 2013, 12:18 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

New Video Highlights Diabetic Foot Care

Orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist reviews self-care tips  Need a quick overview of what diabetes does to the feet and what you...

Nov 04, 2013, 06:00 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Diabetes and Your Feet: Tips for diabetic foot care from orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs

 It's American Diabetes Month, and if you're among the 25 million Americans who have diabetes, you may know that foot care is extremely...

Aug 26, 2013, 06:00 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Tips for Managing Plantar Fasciitis

Stretching is top treatment, say orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs There it is again: that heel pain you feel when you first get up in the...

Aug 23, 2013, 17:05 ET
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Foot Health: What's normal? What's not?

Orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs review foot changes and conditions  Did you know the average person takes roughly 10,000 steps per day?...

Aug 22, 2013, 06:00 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

Check feet daily, say orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs If you're among the 18 million Americans who've been diagnosed with diabetes, you may...

Aug 14, 2013, 16:45 ET
Created by orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, FootCareMD offers educational tools to help you make informed decisions about your foot health.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

How to Choose Athletic Shoes

Get the right fit with tips from orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs Whether you play on a court, run on pavement or exercise in a gym, you need...

Aug 14, 2013, 15:17 ET
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Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD, Installed as AOFAS President-Elect

Seattle Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society  Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD, vice chair of the Department of Orthopaedics...

Aug 08, 2013, 17:04 ET
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Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA, Named AOFAS Board Member-at-Large

Durham Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society  Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA, of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic of...

Aug 07, 2013, 17:55 ET
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Mark E. Easley, MD, Named AOFAS Vice President

Durham Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark E. Easley,...

Aug 07, 2013, 17:27 ET
Thomas H. Lee, MD, secretary of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society.  (PRNewsFoto/American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Thomas H. Lee, MD, Named AOFAS Secretary

Westerville Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society  Thomas H. Lee, MD, of the Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center in...

Aug 05, 2013, 15:57 ET
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AOFAS Hands Out Key Awards During Annual Meeting

Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons celebrate scientific papers, posters Achilles tendon regeneration, function after a procedure for foot...

Aug 02, 2013, 17:15 ET
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How to Care for a Sprained Ankle

Orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs explain treatment for common injury Ankle sprains in sports happen all the time. In late July, players from the...

Jul 24, 2013, 13:27 ET
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Steven L. Haddad, MD, Installed as AOFAS President

Illinois Orthopaedic Surgeon to Lead Foot and Ankle Society  Steven L. Haddad, senior attending physician with Illinois Bone & Joint...

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