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Dr.’s Remedy® Enriched Nail Polish

5,219 reads | 0 comments | 09/22/2009
Nails With Polish And Protection    In addition to cosmetic improvement, a new nail polish may provide protection for nails.    Dr.’s Remedy® Enriched Nail Polish offers a line of nail polishes that may help reduce nail fungus with the natural ingredients in the polish, according to the manufacturer Dr.’s Remedy. | Continue reading

3,391 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/2009
Guarding Ulcers    Patients may find protection from ulcers with a new technology.    The Richie Ulcer Guard™ with ShearBan® Technology was designed with diabetic feet in mind. The manufacturer, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, says the ulcer guard will help with shear loads and offers pressure relief modalities. The instant trouble arises, patients can apply the ulcer guard, which the company says allows for more patient mobility. | Continue reading

4,605 reads | 0 comments | 07/29/2009
Antifungal Application Made Easy    A new bottle design may make dispensing antifungal cream easier and more cost-effective.    Merz Pharmaceuticals says the Naftin® Cream Pump offers easy dispensing of Naftin (naftifine HCI 1%) Cream and minimizes wasted cream, making the pump a more economical option. Naftin is indicated for the treatment of tinea pedis. | Continue reading

2,685 reads | 0 comments | 06/26/2009
Offloading Solutions    A new shoe may offload diabetic feet to prevent ulcers.    The new Off-Loading Diabetic Shoe by Procare offers trilaminate IMPAX grid insoles, squared toe boxes and a wide foot bed. The manufacturer, DJO, says the insoles help with redistributing the load away from ulcers. | Continue reading

3,722 reads | 0 comments | 04/23/2009

3,043 reads | 0 comments | 03/27/2009
A Closer Look At A New NPWT Device    A new negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device may offer a variety of benefits for patients.    Smith and Nephew says the Renasys EZ™ System is designed for ease of use as well as improved comfort for patients being treated with NPWT.    The Renasys EZ System allows one to administer varying levels of pressure, ranging from 40 to 200 mmHg, according to the manufacturer. The company says clinicians can use Renasys EZ on surgical, traumatic or chronic wounds depending on the wound charac | Continue reading

2,951 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/2009
Orthotics For Arthritis    New orthotics may offer more options for patients dealing with arthritis.    Footmaxx Orthotics introduces a line of orthotics which targets patients with arthritis-related complaints in the lower extremity. The company says the three orthotics, called Arthritic 1, Arthritic 2 and Arthritic 3, can be beneficial for patients with varying stages of arthritis.    Arthritic 1 is for patients with early stage arthritis and is the most flexible and accommodative orthotic, according to the company. Footmaxx sa | Continue reading

4,739 reads | 0 comments | 01/30/2009
Orthotics For Kids    A new line of orthoses may provide relief for children suffering from flatfoot.    ProLab Orthotics says the P3 Functional Kiddythotics™ provide effective orthotic therapy for young children with flexible flatfoot.    The company says the functional prefabricated Kiddythotics are compromised of a rigid polypropylene shell, a deep heel cup, medial flange, medial heel skive, and a 4/4 rearfoot post.    ProLab adds that new color-coded sizes are available.    Company: ProL | Continue reading

5,886 reads | 0 comments | 12/30/2008
NPWT Dressing Selection Made Easy    When using negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) to facilitate wound healing, podiatrists may opt to use a new foam dressing kit.    The new foam dressing kit, which is designed for use with Smith and Nephew’s NPWT devices, enables DPMs to have gauze and foam choices from one manufacturer, according to Smith and Nephew.    Smith and Nephew adds that the dressing kit, a single use product, is available in four sizes. The company says the foam dressing kit is both clinically effective and | Continue reading

3,175 reads | 0 comments | 11/26/2008
Orthotics For Athletes    A new athletic orthotic may be beneficial for patients who have different athletic activities.    Sportmaxx™ is the newest orthotic in the Footmaxx family and the company says it may enhance athletic performance, help patients heal from injuries and provide extra support.    The product is specially made for active patients and allows for use in a variety of sports and activities, according to Footmaxx. The company says the custom made orthotic was designed to provide support while allowing motion con | Continue reading