Monthly Archives: January 2017

75 Years ACFAS Leaders, Learners, Life Changers

75 Years ACFAS Leaders, Learners, Life Changers American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons’ Story Continues 75 Years Later 75 Years ACFAS Leaders, Learners, Life Changers – In 1942, five men, average age 31, founded ACFS (now ACFAS). Their goals: To build a profession worthy of respect and recognition. To create an organization that would […]

Some Inserts Lower Injury Risk

 Some Inserts Lower Injury Risk Contoured orthotics designed to alter the gait while walking and running might help lower the risk of stress fractures, but shock-absorbing insoles probably won’t prevent these injuries, a recent review suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 11 trials of foot orthotics and seven studies of shock-absorbing insoles that, combined, included more […]

Telehealth and Health Care Access

Telehealth and Health Care Access Lori Uscher-Pines and Ateev Mehrotra Telehealth and Health Care Access  There is a great deal of enthusiasm about telehealth these days and, in truth, there is a lot to be excited about. Telehealth can bring medical care into communities with limited access to providers or facilities, reduce wait times, and […]

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