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Walking towards healthier knees

A new study published today in Arthritis & Rheumatology led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that walking for exercise can reduce new frequent knee pain among people age 50 and older diagnosed with knee … READ MORE

Motor imagery improves MS

Motor imagery (MI) is a useful tool in the management of multiple sclerosis (MS), with the potential to improve balance, walking, and even cognitive function and mental health. It’s a technique that many think of as the realm of … READ MORE

What is walking meditation?

For Thích Nhất Hạnh, the late Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, walking was not simply a way to get from one place to another, or an activity to be reserved for a perfect forest path. It could be a … READ MORE

Discover Sole to Soul Footwear

We saw a need for specialty footwear and grew from there Sole to Soul Footwear began as part of the former Colonel Belcher Hospital’s Geriatric Foot and Wound Clinic. Abdullah Chybil developed the concept of our shoe store while … READ MORE

A data treasure for gait analysis

One of the biggest data records for automated gait analysis worldwide openly accessible. The St. Pölten UAS and the Austrian general accident insurance institution AUVA have made one of the biggest data records for automated gait … READ MORE

Personalized CMT braces

Personalized CMT braces make Julie stronger! Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, or CMT, is a disorder that affects the sensory and motor nerves in the arms, hands, feet, and legs. Find out about how orthopedic specialists were able to … READ MORE

Taking the brain out for a walk

A recent study shows that spending time outdoors has a positive effect on our brains. If you’re regularly out in the fresh air, you’re doing something good for both your brain and your well-being. Emma Simpson, Unsplash … READ MORE

Meet the man behind Nike’s Flyease shoes

Nike’s new, first truly-hands free shoe, The Nike Go FlyEase, is a reality because in 2012 a teen with cerebral palsy didn’t want his classmates tying his shoes. Matthew Walzer, 16 at the time, wrote a letter to Nike outlining his … READ MORE
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