Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that the human parathyroid hormone, sold commercially as Forteo, meant to treat osteoporosis may also have significant benefits for individuals with osteoarthritis.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means that people around the country are preparing for 5K walks in an effort to raise money to find a cure for the devastating illness.
Bunions have the potential to significantly alter the way a person walks, which can lead to other foot conditions as well as a host of lower extremity problems, from sprained ankles to knee pain.
Foot conditions are sometimes ignored by those who experience them, as some think they will go away or are not as serious as discomfort in other parts of the body.
Athletes and people who work on their feet may be familiar with a condition known as plantar fasciitis, which is characterized by inflamed connective tissue on the bottom of the foot.
A misalignment of biomechanics is indicated as the cause of a number of lower extremity conditions, like bunions, runner’s knee and ankle pain.