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Offloading - Management of DFUs

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Offloading - Management of DFUs

TCC is the Gold Standard treatment option for diabetic foot ulcers. Non-removable Optima Diab walker boots are the next best option.

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Athletic Footwear Prescription

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Athletic Footwear Prescription

In this article we aim to give an honest and unbiased analysis of the current predicament of athletic footwear prescription.

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Dr. Comfort Footwear Research Article

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Dr. Comfort Footwear Research Article

A recent study investigated the impact of fit and comfort with respect to medical grade footwear.

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3rd Transatlantic Wound Science Conference

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3rd Transatlantic Wound Science Conference

Read about our experience at the recent Transaltlantic Wound Science and Podiatric Medicine Conference in Galway.

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Football Boots - Prescription Tips

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Football Boots - Prescription Tips

We have seen a big shift in the construction of football boots over the past 15-20 years. The day of robust and durable leather boots are a thing of the past and are fast being replaced with lightweight synthetic materials. Revolutionary cleat placements have also changed the dynamics and functionality of these boots drastically. The first signs of change were implemented by Adidas in the 1950’s with the introduction of interchangeable cleats. This allowed for customization of the boots based on underfoot conditions and the sport being played. In the following decades, further changes were made to reduce mass and...

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