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|The Doctors national TV show features Hanger Clinic patient running seven marathons on seven continents|
Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 – Hanger Clinic orthotic patient Cheryl Hile appeared on The Doctors national TV show yesterday to talk about living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and her goal to run seven marathons on seven continents in one year. With two races down, Cheryl is getting ready to run her third "7 on 7 in 12" marathon in Honolulu on December 11.
To combat a symptom of MS called foot drop, Hile wears a carbon fiber ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) that allows her to continue running. For nearly a decade, her AFOs have been custom-designed and fit by her Encinitas, California-based Hanger Clinic Orthotist Ara Mirzaian.
About Hanger Clinic: Founded in 1861 by the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger Clinic, a business unit of Hanger, Inc., owns and operates more than 700 patient care clinics nationwide. The certified clinicians of Hanger provide patients with the latest in orthotic and prosthetic solutions, including microprocessor devices for those with limb loss and neuromuscular technologies for those with paralysis due to stroke, MS and other debilitating conditions. For more information on Hanger, visit www.Hanger.com, and for more information on Hanger Clinic, visit www.HangerClinic.com.
Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.