O is for Os tibiale externum

Os tibiale externum is another name for an accessory navicular, an extra ossicle of bone attached to the tibia, usually where the poeterior tibial...

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A is for Accessory Navicular

The Accessory Navicular is an extra bone or ossicle that is on the medial side of the navicular bone. There are several types and...

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H is for Hubscher maneuver

The Hubscher maneuver or Jacks test is a clinical assessment that involves dorsiflexing the hallux in the weightbeairng foot and estimating the force needed...

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G is for Grounding

Grounding is pseudoscientific nonsense that states that being in touch with the ground barefoot somehow changes the electrical potential in the body and this...

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A is for Abebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila is an Ethiopian runner who won the gold medal in the 1960 Rome Olympic marathon, running barefoot. He won the 1964 Tokyo...

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B is for Body Mass Index

The Body Mass Index is defined as weight over height squared and is considered a useful screening tool for obesity.

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A is for Abductory Twist

An Abductory Twist is a whip of the heel that ccours in some people as the heel comes off the ground when walking.

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U is for Ulcer

An ulcer is a break in the skin, usually caused by pressure. It is much more common in those with diabetes and neuropathy and...

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V is for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common problem due to issues with the competency of the valves in the veins of the legs.

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