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Northcoast Footcare

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Christine Dobrowolski, DPM is president of Northcoast Footcare, Inc, an internet resource for foot health information. Dr. Dobrowolski is the author of Those Aching Feet: Your Guide To Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Foot Problems. She co-authored a chapter in McGlamery's Comprehensive Textbook... Full Bio
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Foot Anatomy and Orientation by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The images below show four views of the foot. The first image is a view of the dorsal foot, which is the top of the foot. The second anatomy i ... Read on »
Skin Temps Predictive of Foot Ulcer in Diabetics by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research reviewed the literature back to 1960 to evaluate whether measuring skin temperatures in the diabetic f ... Read on »
Vitamin D Not Helpful for Knee Arthritis by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A recent study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that Vitamin D supplements did not help individuals with osteoa ... Read on »
Neuropathy Treatment: NeuRX-TF by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Neuropathy is a medical term used to describe damage to the nerves that disrupts the communication between the skin, muscles and joints with the brain. Peripheral ref ... Read on »
Supportive Shoes and Orthotics for Heel Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’ve been advocating to my patients for years the importance of supportive shoes and inserts for the treatment of heel pain. I became a firm believer when I ex ... Read on »
McFadden Healed From Lisfranc Injury by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Darren McFadden was injured while playing against the Kansas City Chiefs during week seven of the 2011 season. He was initially diagnosed with a “midfoot sprain” and ... Read on »
Augmented Reality Apps Help Surgeons Plan Surgery by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Augmented reality apps can help surgeons plan procedures. The application, Hallux Angles, is designed to assist foot surgeons plan bunion procedures by measuring angl ... Read on »
NBA Players and Plantar Fasciitis by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Interesting article on plantar fasciitis in NBA Players. More information and images on heel pain and plantar fasciitis . ... Read on »
Foot Bones Labeled by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There are 26 bones in the foot, which are labeled below. In addition, there are two small sesamoid bones at the base of the big toe joint, bringing the total to 28 bo ... Read on »
Flavonoids May Improve Bone Strength by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A recent study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found a connection between flavonoids and bone health. Flavonoids are a group of bioactive chemicals f ... Read on »
Tai Chi Can Provide Arthritis Relief by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov Arthritis patients may gain physical and emotional relief from the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi, f ... Read on »
Superfeet Blue Orthotics by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.northcoastfootcare.com   See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/g633 ... Read on »
ARCH Molds: Moldable Custom Insoles by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.northcoastfootcare.com   See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/fs44 ... Read on »
“Knocking Socks Off” Saves Limbs and Lives by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.apma.org During Diabetes Awareness Month, the encourages patients to see a podiatrist for regular foot examin ... Read on »
Five Tips For Holiday Healthy Feet by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.foothealthfacts.org Don’t let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis Pain May Be Helped With Bracing by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov   See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/farf ... Read on »
Does Caffeine Trigger Gout Attacks? by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from arthritis.webmd.com   See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/f1hg ... Read on »
Research Shows, Common Foot Disorders Can Be Inherited by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov   See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/ev8a ... Read on »
Plantar Fasciitis And Stretching Therapy by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.medicalnewstoday.com According to a new study from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), patients with acut ... Read on »
Shopping for New Shoes by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov Wearing shoes that don’t fit can contribute to a long list of foot problems. T ... Read on »