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The stages of knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis that often affects the knee. In the first stage, symptoms are mild, but by the fourth, a person may need surgery. Conservative biomechanical strategies for knee osteoarthritis. Paulo … READ MORE

Do I need foot orthotics? What kind?

Many people come to my office complaining of foot pain from conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, a pinched nerve (neuroma), or heel pain (plantar fasciitis). I perform a thorough evaluation and examination, and together we review … READ MORE

Sharron Davies’ Unloader story

Sharron Davies has been plagued by a knee injury since childhood, but an Unloader brace has allowed the former Olympian to exercise pain-free for the first time in years. “Immediately after the Unloader brace was fitted, I was … READ MORE

Flat head syndrome – what is it?

The term Flat Head Syndrome is another term for Plagiocephaly. Plagiocephaly is a blanket word for covering three different types of flattening on a child’s head. Align Clinics, Cardiff UK by Lisa Williams, Align Clinics March  … READ MORE

Hudson gets a helmet using 3D technology

Hudson Churchill was born one month premature. Because of his particularly tender skull, he began to develop a large flat spot on the back of his head called plagiocephaly. His mom, Adele, tried to round out the flatness with a … READ MORE

What is positional plagiocephaly?

Positional plagiocephaly is a deformation of the bones of the skull that produces a characteristic asymmetry of the head. Why is it called positional plagiocephaly? There are many terms used to describe this condition including … READ MORE

Art goes to child’s head

Maison Schrum wears a helmet to properly shape his skull, a treatment his mother, Jennifer, worked hard to secure for him. His parents found an artist who usually works on cars and motorcycles to decorate it for him. Michael Vosburg, … READ MORE

What to know about supination of the foot

Supination and pronation are parts of a stride. Supination occurs when weight is placed on the outside of the foot while walking or running. When the opposite happens, and a person shifts their weight from the heel to the forefoot, it … READ MORE

What is tendinosis?

Tendinosis is a chronic tendon injury. It is a common condition but is often misdiagnosed as tendinitis. In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from … READ MORE

What is overpronation?

When the arch of the foot collapses excessively downward or inward, this is known as overpronation. Sometimes, people call this condition flat feet. Overpronation is when the arches of the foot roll inward or downward when walking, … READ MORE

MS liberation therapy fails the test

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world. In 2009, Italian physician Paolo Zamboni published an explosive paper about a new treatment for MS, which became known as MS “liberation therapy.” For the … READ MORE
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