Posts Tagged ‘ T is for ’

T is for Triple Arthrodesis

November 7, 2012

A triple arthrodesis is a surgical procedure of last resort to fuse all the joints in the rearfoot.

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T is for Turf Toe

November 7, 2012

Turf toe happens in athletes when there is an extreme dorsiflexion force at the first metatarsophalangeal joint

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T is for Trench Foot

November 7, 2012

Trench Foot is what soldiers used to get if there feet stayed wet for too long in the trenches.

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T is for Total Contact Cast

November 7, 2012

A total contact cast is probably the gold standard by which treatments for healing plantar diabetic foot ulcers are measured against.

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T is for Top of Foot Pain

November 7, 2012

‘Top of Foot Pain‘ is something that those who transition to barefoot or minimalist running too quickly often develop.

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T is for Toning Shoes

November 7, 2012

Toning shoes are those shoes that are deliberately made unstable so that they change the posture and make the muscles work harder. This is claimed to have some health benefit. Unfortunatly those claims have got some of the companies in ‘hot water’. There different brands on the market include: MBT, Skechers Shape Ups, Reebok Easy […]

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T is for Tennis

November 5, 2012

Tennis players get lots of problems with their toe nails as the foot keeps moving in the shoes.

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T is for Tea Tree Oil

November 5, 2012

Tea tree oil is useless. There are so many other things that are better and actually work.

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T is for Tarsal Coalition

November 5, 2012

A Tarsal coalition is a fusion between two bones in the rearfoot or tarsus

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T is for Talipes Equino Varus

November 5, 2012

Talipes Equino Varus is the most common form of clubfoot in which the infant is born with a plantarlflexed, inverted and adducted foot.

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