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Archive for November 2011

Advancement in Treating Hallux Limitus/Rigidus Arthritis of the Great Toe Joint

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry Advancement in Treating Hallux Limitus/Rigidus Arthritis of the Great Toe Joint There has been a great deal of advancement in the treatment of great toe arthritis also known as hallux limitus or hallux ridigus. The terms commonly used are referring to the latin for limited to no motion…

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How Clean is Your Water?

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry Drugs in your water?! Now if you never take pharmaceuticals, you might think their effects on hormones won’t affect you. Think again. In 2008, the Associated Press conducted an investigation of the municipal water supplies of 50 of the country’s major metropolitan areas. They found that 24 of…

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Exercise and obesity

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry You might think you can’t change your DNA, but a new study suggests that people born with a gene that predisposes them to obesity can reduce the gene’s effect by exercising. The study found that the gene was weakened in adults who worked out compared to people who…

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Pedometer or No Pedometer?

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry Does wearing a pedometer really help people to get more exercise each day? Research says they do. In fact, in a 2005 study, women with pedometers and a goal of 10,000 steps per day walked more than those whose goal was a brisk, 30-minute walk. And since then,…

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The Hormone You Always Want More Of

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry Growth hormone (sometimes referred to as HGH, for “human growth hormone”) is something we all want more of. It builds muscle, burns fat, helps you resist heart disease, and protects your bones — among many other health benefits. By increasing your muscle mass, growth hormone raises your resting…

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