Unionized podiatrists at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia are offering free foot and ankle care to any active NFL player in the event of a league lockout or strike. The podiatrists are members of the First National Guild for Healthcare Providers of the Lower Extremity, Guild 45 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union... Read More
Since the majority of Americans who suffer from foot problems suffer from heel pain, it is crucial to understand the common causes and treatments for this pernicious medical issue. One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, which is caused by the degradation of the plantar fascia, a fibrous ligament that is found at the... Read More
The annual number of running-related injuries has increased 34% during a 14-year period, according to a study published in the Feb. 2011 issue of Clinical Pediatrics.
Investigators examined running-related injuries — primarily sprains and strains to the lower extremities — among children and adolescents aged 6 to 18 years, finding an estimated 225,344 cases treated in emergency departments throughout the... Read More
Benno M. Nigg has become a leading researcher on orthotics — those shoe inserts that many athletes use to try to prevent injuries. And what he has found is not very reassuring.
For more than 30 years Dr. Nigg, a professor of biomechanics and co-director of the Human Performance Lab at the University of Calgary in Alberta, has asked how... Read More
Northern Ontario Foot & Ankle Clinic has stepped into the 21st Century with their brand new website: www.NOFAClinic.ca
To compliment our advanced treatments the new website will be packed full of information on our practice, our staff, common treatments and the services we offer, NOFAClinic.ca will become your source for Podiatric Care in and around Northeastern Ontario.