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Medicare fraudsters now tap telemedicine in medical equipment scams

Medicare fraudsters now tap telemedicine in medical equipment scams | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
While prescriptions for durable medical equipment, such as orthotic braces or wheelchairs, have long been a staple of Medicare fraud schemes, the manipulation of telemedicine is relatively new.
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What does a chiropodist do, are they different to podiatrists and how much does a visit cost?

What does a chiropodist do, are they different to podiatrists and how much does a visit cost? | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Both chiropodists and podiatrists look after feet, but the latter term is used most frequently nowadays...
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Telemedicine CEO pleads guilty in $424M Medicare kickback scheme

Telemedicine CEO pleads guilty in $424M Medicare kickback scheme | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
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Israeli Women's Lacrosse Team Noticed Why They Had Such An Advantage Over The Kenyan Team; Fixed It.

Israeli Women's Lacrosse Team Noticed Why They Had Such An Advantage Over The Kenyan Team; Fixed It. | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
The 2019 Women’s Lacrosse Under 19 World Championships just took place in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The Israeli team played Kenya on August 6th in the second round and defeated them 13-4. But something was amiss.
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VA Puget Sound Health Care System partners with UW School of Medicine to further use of 3D printing for heart procedures

VA Puget Sound Health Care System partners with UW School of Medicine to further use of 3D printing for heart procedures | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
VA Puget Sound Health Care System is working to find new ways to use 3D printing for the diagnosis and treatment of complex heart conditions after partnering with UW School of Medicine.
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Dr. Kairi Horsley of Horsley Foot and Ankle Surgeons, PLLC

Dr. Kairi Horsley of Horsley Foot and Ankle Surgeons, PLLC | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
By Taroue Brooks Tell us about your practice.- I’m blessed to have had the opportunity to join my father’s practice, continuing my family’s legacy.  My dad, Dr.Barton Horsley, has been practicing podiatry in Metro [...]...
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Foot Stop - one-stop for complete health

Foot Stop - one-stop for complete health | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
A DARLINGTON clinic is helping to ensure that patients are treated holistically to enable them to have the best quality of life possible.
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Treat *PLANTAR FASCIITIS* & Foot Pain with Custom Foot Orthotics | El Paso, TX (2019)

Treat *PLANTAR FASCIITIS* & Foot Pain with Custom Foot Orthotics | El Paso, TX (2019) | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Gloria describes how much comfort the custom foot orthotics provided for her painful symptoms. Chiropractic for plantar fasciitis involves a very precise technique that involves adjustments to the feet and ankles as well as spinal alignment.
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The Medical Minute: Choosing proper footwear for pain-free running | Penn State University

The Medical Minute: Choosing proper footwear for pain-free running | Penn State University | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Warm, sunny days inspire many people to throw on the nearest pair of sneakers and head outdoors for a run. But choose carefully. Running shoes should provide the proper foot support to prevent injury.
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FDA approves startup's technology for prostheses fitting

FDA approves startup's technology for prostheses fitting | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Biomedical startup Adapttech has seen its technology for improving the fitting of lower limb prostheses receive approval from the Food and Drug Administration as a Class I medical device.
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Interview with Patrizio Carlucci of Innovation Lab ECCO on 3D Printing Shoes

Interview with Patrizio Carlucci of Innovation Lab ECCO on 3D Printing Shoes | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
This is an article that gets into the importance of technology within the footwear industry and some of the pain points in terms of geometrical modeling.
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Casting New Light on Killer Applications

Casting New Light on Killer Applications | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
If there’s one constant throughout my career in both 2D and 3D printing, it’s that the key to growth lies in the ability to uncover and exploit “killer applications.” Nowadays people tend to think of software when they hear that term.
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New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
It's gory, sticky and undoubtedly on the nose, but a blend of icing sugar, chicken stock and flexible resin is proving to be the just the right recipe for creating realistic foot ulcers as part of a world-first podiatric training initiative at the University of South Australia.
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3D scanner successfully detects lower-leg swelling in showjumpers

3D scanner successfully detects lower-leg swelling in showjumpers | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Currently, horse riders and trainers make training decisions based on visual observations of leg swelling in horses, but these are potentially subjective and imprecise.
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3D printed orthotics company Andiamo named London's most innovative tech firm

3D printed orthotics company Andiamo named London's most innovative tech firm | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Andiamo, a UK-based medtech company specializing in 3D printed orthotics, has been crowned London’s most innovative tech company. It was voted to first place in the inaugural London Tech 50, a ranking of the city’s most exciting technology companies.
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Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum Call for Speakers Ends Aug. 7

Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum Call for Speakers Ends Aug. 7 | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
The Robot Report has issued a call for presentations for the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum that takes place on Dec. 9-10 in Santa Clara, Calif.
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Refining Macro and Microscopic Topology Optimization for AM Processes

Refining Macro and Microscopic Topology Optimization for AM Processes | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Researchers from Italy and Germany continue along the path so many are following in refining and perfecting 3D printing processes. In the recently published ‘Structural multiscale topology optimization with stress constraint for additive manufacturing,’ authors Ferdinando Auricchio, Elena Bonett...
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Best Walking Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis (for both women and men)

Best Walking Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis (for both women and men) | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Are you suffering from heel or arch pain due to plantar fasciitis? Read our review of best walking shoes for plantar fasciitis so you don't suffer.
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Occipital’s Structure Sensor Mark II is a smaller and much improved 3D scanner for your iPad –

Occipital’s Structure Sensor Mark II is a smaller and much improved 3D scanner for your iPad – | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Back in 2013, Occipital (a company then best known for making the RedLaser barcode scanning app) released the Structure Sensor, a device that turned any iPad you strapped it to into a portable 3D scanner.
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Kids’ Feet and Growth Plates: 5 Problems to Watch For

Kids’ Feet and Growth Plates: 5 Problems to Watch For | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Sprains or strains in a growing child's foot or ankle require extra attention to avoid future problems. Learn the five problems to watch for.
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The Most Comfortable Sandals According to Experts

The Most Comfortable Sandals According to Experts | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
To find the most comfortable sandals, "Glamour" spoke with people for whom orthopedic shoes aren't just a fashion trend but a necessity.
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Nike Acquires Data Science Expert Celect –

Nike Acquires Data Science Expert Celect – | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Nike announces the acquisition of data science expert Celect, which it says will help predict consumer behavior.
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Deloitte North West develops 3D-printed prosthetic limb

Deloitte North West develops 3D-printed prosthetic limb | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
Having been developed by Deloitte’s North West office, an initiative from to provide 3D-printed limbs is being rolled out worldwide.
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Expert tips for reducing running injuries

Expert tips for reducing running injuries | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
(HealthDay)—Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if ...
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What is Surgical Podiatry? | St. Elizabeth Healthcare

What is Surgical Podiatry? | St. Elizabeth Healthcare | Digital Foot Universe | Scoop.it
If you have a foot or ankle problem, it’s tricky to know who to turn to for help. For Northern Kentucky, the answer is St. Elizabeth Physicians Podiatry.
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