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Barcelona Star Forward Sustains Foot Injury

Just short of the upcoming World Cup, soccer star Neymar of Barcelona has announced that he has suffered a minor foot injury after his first season in Spain. Despite his injury, the Selecao forward presses that it is nothing to overly worry about. Neymar told reporters at Globo TV: “It’s swollen because it’s not returned … Continue reading Barcelona Star Forward Sustains Foot Injury

Eye in the Sky Filming Delayed after Cheng Sustains Torn Ligament

Malaysian actor Kevin Cheng has been forced to delay the filming of his action scenes for the new TVB series Eye in the Sky. The cause of the matter lies in Cheng’s torn leg ligament, which the actor received after several filming accidents. “My foot would swell like a watermelon whenever I overexerted myself. The … Continue reading Eye in the Sky Filming Delayed after Cheng Sustains Torn Ligament

Wooden Clogs Help Sustain Dutch Tradition in Orange City

When he was a teenager, William Van Marel, Jr. took up a rather unusual hobby. Under the instruction of his neighbor and the local shoemaker, Wilhelm Jansen, Van Marel carved traditional Dutch wooden clogs, or klompen, out of basswood harvested from the nearby woods. After moving to Iowa in 1956, Jansen began shipping his wooden … Continue reading Wooden Clogs Help Sustain Dutch Tradition in Orange City

The Importance of Proper Foot Support

Feet are the foundation of the body, and just like the foundation of any structure, they must be stable and balanced in order to support the all of the body’s weight. If they are not, they could cause many problems. Bad foot support can cause pain or discomfort in the lower back, hips, knees, neck, … Continue reading The Importance of Proper Foot Support

Researcher Tests a Drug that could Reduce Osteoarthritis

Deborah Thomas, 60, likens herself to the Tin Man. She has been struggling with stiffness and joint pain from osteoarthritis since 2002, and has undergone an ankle replacement and two mid-foot fusions in an effort to reduce her discomfort and increase flexibility. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are testing a drug that could prevent … Continue reading Researcher Tests a Drug that could Reduce Osteoarthritis

Arthritic Foot Care

In our lifetimes we walk 75,000 miles, putting a great deal of stress on the 26 bones and 30 joints in our feet. As we age, our feet lose flexibility and elasticity. Our shock absorbers weaken, and if you add arthritis to that combination, joints become inflamed and distorted. Arthritic foot care becomes imperative at … Continue reading Arthritic Foot Care

Filming for Prey Halted after Actor Hurts his Lower Extremity

Doctor Who star John Simms hurt his leg on the set of his new TV show PREY, spurring producers to shut down production until he recovers from his injury. Simm was filming a strenuous scene that involved him climbing out of the banks of a river when the problem occurred. “We were on about the … Continue reading Filming for Prey Halted after Actor Hurts his Lower Extremity