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What's the difference between orthotic shoes and prosthetic shoes?

What's the difference between orthotic shoes and prosthetic shoes?

Prosthetic: Shoes fit an artificial limb. Orthotic shoes are any shoe that holds an othotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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What is the difference between sports medicine and sports science?

What is the difference between sports medicine and sports science?

Confusing: Lots of doctors like to claim they are sports medicine but only those that are physicians that have done a special fellowship in sports medicine are truly sports medicine. Other avenues in health care include sports nutritionist, sports physical therapy, sports psychology and sports chiropractor. Sports scientist to do research and study the effect of sport or exercise on the human body. ...Read more

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What is the difference between orthotic and prosthetic shoes?

What is the difference between orthotic and prosthetic shoes?

Amputation: Prosthetics deal with replacing a missing part. Orthotics help to support an existing part, or help it to function better. ...Read more

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What is the difference between sport physical therapist and an athletic trainer?

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What is the difference between sport physical therapist and an athletic trainer?

Degree and boards: A sports physical therapist is a physical therapist with a focus on sports medicine and athletics. They are typically board certified with an advanced professional degree in physical therapy. An athletic trainer can also be certified, but typically does not have an advanced professional degree. Until recently in California, seeing a physical therapist requires a prescription. ...Read more

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David Miller Dr. Miller
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What is the difference between exercise science and sports medicine?

David Miller Dr. Miller
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What is the difference between exercise science and sports medicine?

See below: In addition to earlier answers. To further clarify the difference, the american board of orthopedic surgery has created an examination to provide board certification in orthopedic sports medicine. The goal is to certify a subset of orthopedic surgeons who have a "unique body of knowledge and area of practice" in sports medicine. Ask you orthopedist if he has board certification is sports medicine. ...Read more

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Difference between eliptical vs treadmil osteoarthritis?

Difference between eliptical vs treadmil osteoarthritis?

Restate question: Osteoarthritis is a disease of a joint. Tredmill and elliptical are not adjectives used to qualify osteoarthritis.If you mean does treadmill exercise effect osteoarthritis more than elliptical exercises, the answer is "yes" if you are talking about the hip knee or ankle joints. Treadnmill exercise is high impact if you are running. ...Read more

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What are some differences between isotonic exercises versus isokinetic exercises?

What are some differences between  isotonic exercises versus isokinetic exercises?

Types of exercise: Isotonic= if you push against something that is immovable you are experiencing isometric contractions. This may also be called static tension; isokinetic = exercises used in therapeutic settings with a device/ machine to help control the speed of the exercises. Read more: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/434761-isotonic-isometric-and-isokinetic-exercises/#ixzz2nrc5e3sa. ...Read more

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What are the differences between plantar fascists and metatarsalgia?

What are the differences between plantar fascists and metatarsalgia?

Different location: Metatarsalgia is more of a diffuse pain across the metatarsals(ball of the foot and the top of the foot) rather than the heel and arch. Plantar fasciitis will be along the heel and arch for the most part. ...Read more

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Does playing sports wearing shoes with studs/spikes/cleats increase the risk of knee injury?

Does playing sports wearing shoes with studs/spikes/cleats increase the risk of knee injury?

Spikes & Sports: The answer is yes and no. Shoes with "traction enhanced" surfaces came into vogue as sports participation evolved onto different artfiicial playing fields. Slips often caused hyperextension injuries. Rotational injuries are more common today due to force transmission up the leg to the knee and hip courtesy of a well entrenched foot. A well conditioned athlete can compensate with training. ...Read more

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What's the difference between anti-per sprint and deodorant?

What's the difference between anti-per sprint and deodorant?

Differences: Antiperspirants contain aluminum which prevents sweat from occurring. With deo derant sweating occurs but chemicals combine with sweat to kill bacteria present. ...Read more

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What is difference between plantar flexion and dorsiflexion?

What is difference between plantar flexion and dorsiflexion?

Movement of toes: What direction the toes are moving when heel to little toe is gently scorched, if big toe an dother toes moves towards sole it is normal plantar flexion if moves towards top part of foot it is dorsiflexion . It one of the test to asses the intact spinal cord. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Whats the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

Motion-No Motion: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between tendonitis and tendinitis?

Is there any difference between tendonitis and tendinitis?

Clarification: Tendonitis is an inflammation of a tendon, usually due to a strain or over-use injury. Tendinitis is not a condition and i assume a misspelling of tendonitis. However, there is another condition known as tinnitis, which is a "ringing" or "buzzing" sound in the ear, usually due to an acoustic nerve irritation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between strength training and crossfit?

What is the difference between strength training and crossfit?

They aren't: Mutually exclusive. Strength training is usually a considered a generic term synonymous with resistance training which focuses on muscle contractions against resistance(whether it be your on bodyweight or dumbbells). Crossfit is a sport which involves a series of exercises(often some being strength training exercises) done in rapid succession and high intensity. ...Read more

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What is the difference between sports therapist and normal therapist?

What is the difference between sports therapist and normal therapist?

Unclear: I'm not sure what exactly you mean by a "sports" therapist and a "normal" therapist. I think what you probably need to know is that a "physical" therapist is someone who went to school and became licensed or registered as an individual who is qualified to treat a wide range of physical conditions. Just about anyone can call themselves a therapist, so be careful. Google physical therapist. ...Read more

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What are the differences between short, intense workouts and long but light-weight workouts?

What are the differences between short, intense workouts and long but light-weight workouts?

Muscle type: Short intense workouts target fast twitch anaerobic muscle fibers and are good for building bulk, power and explosive strength. Long and light ( high reps with lighter weight) build aerobic lean muscle and are good for improving endurance and tone. The best workout regimen will include some combination of both. ...Read more

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I'm onstage in 3 weeks after a huge fusion and lower back titanium operation 3 months ago. Whatc"stage" or even sport shoes should I wear? Male, 68

I'm onstage in 3 weeks after a huge fusion and lower back titanium operation 3 months ago. Whatc"stage" or even sport shoes should I wear? Male, 68

I would wait!: What do you mean onstage. Sitting on a stool or dancing, it certainly will dictate appropriate advice. You been through a lot. I'd wait, whatever you do. ...Read more