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July 17, 2017

Welcome to the 11th issue
of DARCO Europe E-Journal

Dear Reader,

Hot news this Summer:
DARCO España and the MECRON Tapes

Viva España: is now online in Spanish! Access to the E-Journal can be reached through all of our multi-language sites. In fact, we're currently working on our French language site - 'vive la France'! Please come and check out what new things we've added to our website.

The E-Journal is just one part of a greater mission we have here at DARCO. Our role in promoting the exchange of information and knowledge spans all the way back to the beginning with our founder Dr. Darby. We continue still to connect professionals in the field in order to elevate the industry standards.

DARCO Europe E-Journal
11th issue!

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The foot and ankle community is ever growing and the E-Journal allows us to reach a larger audience, not only in the medical community, but also with our distributors in Europe and surprisingly, well beyond the EU.

As the summer heats up, so too increases the physical demands of the active individual. Therefore in this E-Journal we would like to introduce our portfolio of MECRON Tapes. The tapes are a simple and effective way to provide that extra help and support for everyone under the sun. So, read on and keep cool.

Please read on and learn more about the MECRON Tapes
in DARCO Europe E-Journal 11th issue!

We certainly hope you enjoy reading this issue of the DARCO Europe E-Journal,
wherever you might be.

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Beach Volleyball
World Championships are heading to Vienna, Austria

With the clock ticking down to the first serve for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships Vienna 2017 presented by A1 on the notable 'Donau Island', excitement among Athletes and Fans is growing:

The summer is heating up here in Europe as all eyes await the competition and the crowning of the new champions. At the highest level of this professional sport you will see the Athletes taped with bright colors while displaying the many taping techniques leading the way in this form of therapy.

Elastic Taping is taking the world by storm - and DARCO is leading the way.
Learn more about DARCO's MECRON Elastic Tapes at:

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April 18, 2017

Welcome to the 10th issue
of DARCO Europe E-Journal

Dear Reader,

The DARCO E-Journal quarterly publication is now in its third year and it remains our goal to provide insightful information to the medical community and to our distributors throughout Europe. We take pride in the effectiveness of the publication and our ability to share knowledge with the ever growing community of foot and ankle specialists. The demand for our Compendium Booklet was greater than forecasted and we've printed more. If you didn't get yours yet, please contact us today.

"April showers bring May flowers"

Once again the change in seasons brings about the desire for physical activity. People are inspired and motivated to enjoy the outdoors and to engage in different activities.

DARCO Europe E-Journal
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Back on their feet, from a morning walk to an afternoon run; everyone wants to shape up for summer. Though many individuals suffer from heel pain and that may prevent them from participating in those activities associated with warmer weather. For this reason, we'd like to introduce to you the Body Armor® Sleeve developed by DARCO.

This simple but technologically advanced Sleeve can give relief to heel pain and improve the discomfort associated with plantar fasciitis.

Please read on and learn more about this new device
in DARCO Europe E-Journal 10th issue!

We hope you enjoy reading each issue of the DARCO E-Journal.

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Achilles - "The Vulnerable Spot"

Achilles heel is a well-known synonym from Greek mythologyAchilles heel is a well-known synonym from Greek mythology symbolizing an area of weakness. As the story goes, Achilles was a small boy whose mother dipped him in the river Styx. The water's magic empowered his body with protection; except for the heel of his foot. The mother was holding the boy by a single foot and hence this heel remained vulnerable. Achilles grew up and survived many battles. Until one day, a poisonous arrow penetrated his heel and he died.

Today, we use the phrase "Achilles heel" to describe a vulnerability or weakness. In medicine, this anatomical term is a fibrous band or tendon attaching the calf muscles to the plantar aspect of the foot. The Achilles tendon withstands a lot of stress and pressure because of its instrumental role in jumping, running, and walking. Therefore, it's important during athletic or recreational activities. Passing over the ankle joint, the Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects the gastrocnemius and soleus to the calcaneus or heel. Common injuries of the Achilles tendon include tendonitis (inflammation), tendinosis (degeneration), and rupture.

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January 15, 2017

Welcome to the 9th issue
of DARCO Europe E-Journal

Dear Reader,

The DARCO E-Journal quarterly publication is designed to provide insightful information to our associates in the medical community, professional institutions and to our distributors throughout Europe.

E-Journal Compendium & Fresh Breeze 2017

DARCO wants to start the New Year with dynamic and energy. This is why we would like to extend our credo in "innovation" not only in foot care technology, but also in communication with our partners, to fulfil your needs and proposals in regards to our DARCO Europe E-Journal.

It makes us thankful and confident, that we can interact with our valued readers to make the E-Journal even better.

DARCO Europe E-Journal
9th issue!

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This is why Issue Number 9 is something special: You will find a preview of our E-Journal Compendium, a summery of comprehensive expertise and product overview, which can be ordered easily by mailer. For those readers who would like to share their experiences and give us their recommendation on a short survey, a special DARCO gift is waiting for them. Just share your thoughts with us and give us some input - the DARCO gift will be sent out to you at once.

We hope you enjoy reading each issue of the DARCO E-Journal.

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The DARCO Europe E-Journal Compendium-Booklet

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The DARCO Europe E-Journal Compendium summarizes the chapters "Featured product" and "Expertise" of issues 1 to 8 of the DARCO Europe E-Journal. It is intended to enable our readers and visitors of the DARCO website to get a deeper knowledge of our products than he would get by only looking at our catalogue or website. Within this summery you will get a well combined information putting together product details and expertise in one paper.

It also aims to raise awareness of the information provided by us on a quarterly base, so that you can share the information with your partners and colleagues.

The booklet will come in a high quality printed version. Easy to share with colleagues and partners.

Are you interested in this unique publication?

Please send an E-Mail to

We will be happy to send you the Compendium-Booklet free of charge.

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The DARCO E-Journal Survey.
Your feedback is important to us!

Receive a nice DARCO sportsbag!

In this issue of the DARCO E-Journal we would like to take the opportunity to get some feedback from our readers to serve you even better.

Please help us by taking a few minutes to tell us about our E-Journal and service that you have received so far. We appreciate your business and want to make sure we meet your expectations.

As a bonus, and small thank you for your trust, you will receive a nice DARCO sportsbag. Just fill out the response form of the DARCO E-Journal Survey on page 3 of the current issue of the DARCO E-Journal

Please open DARCO Europe E-Journal 9th issue here (PDF)

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