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Dec 21, 2018, 12:33 ET Ring in the New Year Wearing the Right High Heels

For many people, the days and weeks leading up to New Year's Eve include picking out the perfect outfit and shoes to wear while saying farewell to...


Dec 12, 2018, 09:00 ET Protect Your Feet and Ankles from Winter Weather

The winter months bring snow, ice, and increased foot and ankle injuries, according to foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons. As we plan for the next...


Dec 05, 2018, 08:00 ET What Is a Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon?

The average walker takes about 10,000 steps per day, which can put tremendous stress on the 26 bones and 33 joints in your feet. The Look for the "O" ...


Nov 09, 2018, 14:02 ET Foot Health for National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot &...


Oct 11, 2018, 15:19 ET 3 Ways Your Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon Treats Arthritis

Almost half of the population in their 60s and 70s has arthritis in their feet or ankles. In recognition of World Arthritis Day 2018 on October 12,...


Oct 05, 2018, 18:15 ET Los implantes por impresión 3D tienen éxito en la cirugía del pie y tobillo

Según un nuevo estudio publicado en Foot & Ankle International (FAI), los avances en la impresión tridimensional (3D) han permitido a los cirujanos...


Oct 05, 2018, 14:32 ET 3D-Printed Implants Successful in Foot and Ankle Surgery

According to a new study published in Foot & Ankle International (FAI), advancements in three-dimensional (3D) printing have allowed foot and ankle...


Oct 05, 2018, 14:23 ET 3D-Printed Implants Successful in Foot and Ankle Surgery

According to a new study published in Foot & Ankle International (FAI), advancements in three-dimensional (3D) printing have allowed foot and ankle...


Sep 27, 2018, 19:27 ET Evite sufrir un esguince de tobillo al practicar deportes en el otoño

A medida que bajan las temperaturas del verano, las lesiones deportivas del otoño aumentan. Más de 25,000 personas sufren un esguince de tobillo a...


Sep 27, 2018, 15:04 ET Avoid Ankle Sprains in Fall Sports

As summer temperatures drop, fall sports injuries are on the rise. Over 25,000 people sprain their ankle every day, and the chances are heightened...


Jul 23, 2018, 09:00 ET AOFAS® Annual Meeting 2018 Draws Thousands to Boston

Over 2,000 attendees including members, guests, and industry exhibitors attended the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting in...


Jul 13, 2018, 13:00 ET J. Chris Coetzee, MD, MBChB, Installed as AOFAS® President

Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon, J. Chris Coetzee, MD, MBChB, has been named president of American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)®, the...


Jun 28, 2018, 12:39 ET American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) Reveals New Branding

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS), the leading organization for lower extremity medicine and foot and ankle surgery, launched a...


Jun 28, 2018, 12:23 ET American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) Reveals New Branding

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS), the leading organization for lower extremity medicine and foot and ankle surgery, launched a...


Jun 28, 2018, 04:29 ET La American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) revela nueva marca

La American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS), la organización líder en medicina de las extremidades inferiores y cirugía del pie y tobillo,...


Feb 05, 2018, 01:04 ET AOFAS Patient Guide: Tips for Preventing Winter Sports Injuries

If you're suited up and ready to ski or snowboard, you're not alone. These popular sports draw more than 9 million participants a year, according to...


Aug 23, 2017, 13:06 ET Guía del paciente: Inyección para fascitis plantar

Cerca del 10 por ciento de las personas sienten dolor en la parte inferior del talón en algún momento de sus vidas. La razón más común es la fascitis ...


Aug 23, 2017, 13:04 ET Patient Guide: Injection for Plantar Fasciitis

Nearly 10 percent of people have pain in the bottom of the heel at some point in their lives. The most common reason is plantar fasciitis, which can...


Aug 16, 2017, 05:00 ET 5 Ways to Assess Your Foot Health

How often should you check your feet? If you're an average walker, you take about 10,000 steps per day, which add up to more than 3 million steps per ...


Aug 16, 2017, 05:00 ET 5 formas de evaluar la salud de sus pies

¿Qué tan a menudo se revisa los pies? Si usted es un caminante promedio, hace unos 10.000 pasos por día, lo que suma más de 3 millones de pasos al...


Aug 10, 2017, 14:54 ET Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeons Provide Critical Care in Vietnam

Volunteers from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) returned to Vietnam for the 16th consecutive year to provide corrective surgery ...


Aug 01, 2017, 06:00 ET Guía del paciente: Cambios en los pies durante el embarazo

Muchas mujeres experimentas cambios en los pies durante el embarazo. El tamaño de los pies puede incrementar y los arcos pueden aplanarse. Algunas...


Aug 01, 2017, 06:00 ET Patient Guide: Foot Changes During Pregnancy

Many women experience foot changes during pregnancy. The size of the feet may increase and the arches may become flatter. Some women also notice...


Jul 10, 2017, 17:01 ET AOFAS Introduces Consumer Awareness Campaign

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), the leading organization for lower extremity medicine and foot and ankle surgery, launched a...


Jun 07, 2017, 08:00 ET 7 Tips for Buying Sport Shoes

If you're thinking of starting a new workout routine this summer, remember that proper-fitting sport shoes can enhance performance as much as they...