Fiona Tatchell

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Medical Mysteries: A pain in the foot

The test had become something of an annual ritual. Every year beginning when he turned 45, Thomas Clark Semmes, an IT consultant for the federal government, would visit his internist for a physical. In a standard test of the sensory system that is often part of a physical, the Baltimore doctor …

Medicine

Life-Saving Boot Can Detect Active Landmines from 6.5 Feet Away

Bogota-based design firm Lemur Studio has designed a life-saving boot insert which can detect landmines from a distance of 6.5 feet. SaveOneLife was …

Lemurs

The Sexy Side of Reinventing Orthotics (Yes, There Is One) | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>Sols is one of Inc.'s 2015 30 Under 30. This year's readers' choice winner is ThinkLite.</i><p>Entrepreneurship's glamorous aura is in the eye of the beholder. Just take a look at Kegan Schouwenburg.<p>Flat-footed as a child, Schouwenburg hid her clunky podiatrist-made foot supports known as …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Are Flip Flops Killing Your Feet?

Don't flip flop your way into the doctor's office. Learn about the detrimental effect of flip flops and what you can do to minimize the damage.

Foot Arch Reset

Wharton's Simple Solution No. 11<p>The foot is an intricate network of bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. What is typically referred to as "the arch" is the medial arch, running front to back on the inner half of the foot. But there are actually two other lesser-known arches: the lateral arch, …

Pain

Ottawa Ankle Rule

Patients who fulfill none of the Ottawa Ankle Rule criteria do not need an ankle or foot x-ray. Those that fulfill either the foot or ankle criteria …

Golf and Podiatry

With the Masters teeing off tomorrow I thought it may be nice to review some of the golfing literature which has relevance to Podiatry. I am a huge …

Oxfam Trailwalker Preparation

Oxfam Trailwalker Blister Prevention and Foot Preparation Podiatry Service<p>About Oxfam TrailWalker<p>The <b>Oxfam Trailwalker</b> event is billed by the …

Marketing Mastermind Group

<i>“You are the average of the five people you hang out with the most.” –</i> <b>Jim Rohn</b><p>The people who surround you inevitably influence you. That is why …

How Can I Relieve IT Band Pain?

IT Band Syndrome is commonly caused by lack of strength.<p><i>I've been struggling with IT Band Syndrome since 2005 when I started training for the Big Sur marathon in 2006. It got so bad at mile 18 that I had walk most of the way. After the marathon, it came and went when I ran. There would be periods</i> …

Biomechanics

A Brief History Of Energy Return In Running Shoes

The new Adidas Energy Boost shoe has several innovative and impressive new features. "Energy return" is probably the least of them.<p>In the late 1980s the New York Times heard that several running shoe companies were flirting with a new idea called “energy return,” so the paper dispatched a reporter …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Marathons

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso