Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

10 Best Shoes Buying Tips to Prevent Foot Pain – For A Perfect Fit Dr. Carol Frey’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. How many times have we said “ouch, my feet hurt”? – Foot agony is part of many people’s daily life. But it doesn’t have to be. Common ailments are : Athlete’s foot Blisters Bunions Corns…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

Dr. Carol’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. Today: How and when to buy shoes, and how to trim your toe nails   – Buy shoes that fit and know when a shoe fits! Sounds easy enough, right? But it isn’t always. Shoes are the only part of your wardrobe that can actually cause health problems. – That’s…

osteoarthritis-prp

By Dr. Keith Feder Why PRP-Treatment helps to cure osteoarthritis in knees  A single Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection may be enough to alleviate mild osteoarthritis in your knee and improve functionality. That’s what researchers in France came up with in a clinical study. They compared the success of a single PRP injection vs Hyaluronic…

Women's Footwear

ABSTRACT Women’s Footwear have been implicated as being responsible for the majority of foot deformities and problems that physicians encounter  in women.  ln our original study of 356 women,  the majority of women studied wore shoes that were too small for their feet, had toot pain and deformity, and had increased in shoe size since the age of 20. The women…

Abstract Joint stiffness secondary to immobilization was inhibited by intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection in an experimental joint contracture in rabbits. Biochemical and biomechanical parameters were used to evaluate the joint stiffness after nine weeks of immobilization. In all treatments, hyaluronic acid reduced the measured stiffness in the contracture by approximately 50% as compared to the…

Female runner touching cramped calf at morning jogging. Achilles tendon pain or injury.

The strongest tendon in the human body is the Achilles tendon. Did you know, it can bear loads exceeding over 900 kilograms? However, despite its strength, this tendon is prone to injuries and unfortunately, it is still not well known exactly what factors predict healing potential from injuries. Studies have been done to try and…

x-ray of neck pain

Our neck is an important indicator for what can happen to our health and mobility if something goes wrong. At the West Coast Center for orthopedic surgery and sports medicine (www.westcoastorthopedics.com) we are offering a full and complete exam for every possible neck injury. Our goal is always long lasting pain relief. First it is…

Foot Pain: Man runner outside with digital composite of foot bones

Foot Pain comes in many different forms. The heel and and the ankle are the most delicate parts of your foot. In this blog Dr. Keith Feder and Dr. Carol Frey – one of the leading foot and ankle specialists in the country – explain how foot pain can be handled, so you can go…

Doctor giving a PRP Therapy injection to young woman patient, Examination of the knee pain, Sport exercise injuries.

More and more patients are asking about PRP Therapy. We have addressed this in several posts prior to this one, but it’s a topic that seems to be more on the forefront of everybody’s mind these days. We are happy to dive into PRP a little bit more. Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP Therapy is the…

wrist pain can stop the game

Hand and wrist pain and how to heal it with minimally-invasive regenerative treatments to live an active and pain-free lifestyle. Who hasn’t felt it before – wrist pain. NO other “instrument” is used more frequently than our wrists. We use them every day of our life. And if they hurt, we are in trouble. Dr. Keith…

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