Ektio Shoes Launches to Take Ankle Sprains Off the Court

Posted On: 09-07-2010

NEW YORKSept 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, a new, clinically tested athletic shoe produced by Ektio Inc.  (www.ektio.com) has been designed to become the antidote to the #1 orthopedic injury in the U.S.; combating the most common, painful, and expensive injury on basketball courts today - sprained ankles.  In an effort to combat the $3000-$5000spent on ankle sprain healthcare per incident, $4.2 billion annual economic loss and $1 million a year in U.S. emergency room visits, Dr. Barry Katz, with his medical team, attacked the problem and created an anti-sprain technology.  Built in straps within the wall of the shoe anchor the ankle, which prevents rollover injuries.

 

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