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*  Comparative foot morphology
Similar characteristic features emerge in the human foot in the form of the pes cavus alignment deformity, which is produced by ... The paw of the dog, the hoof of the horse, the manus (foot) and pes (foot) of the elephant, and the foot of the human all share ... The foot strikes the ground with the ball of the foot, and then the heel drops. The heel drop elastically extends the Achilles ... The tarsals and metapodials are arranged so as to form an arch, similarly to the human foot. The six toes of each foot of the ...
*  SmartToe
Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery"; Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery, 2008; Daniel J. Cuttia, DO, William DeCarbo, DPM, W. ... Smart Toe is a memory implant used in arthroplasty procedures to correct hammer toe, claw toe and mallet toe deformities. ... Foot & Ankle Centre, Clinique des Grangettes, 1224 Chêne-Bougeries/Geneva, CH-Switzerland "New Intramedullary Implant for ... Bret Smith, DO, and Gregory C. Berlet, MD, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center, Columbus, Ohio. "Top Innovations in Pediatric Care ...
*  Diabetic foot ulcer
Most common deformities of the diabetic foot are represented by a high longitudinal arch (rigid cavus foot), hammer toes and ... Prior history of foot disease, foot deformities that produce abnormally high forces of pressure, renal failure, oedema, ... J Foot Ankle Res, 2014. 7: p. 35. Snyder R.J.; et al. (2014). "The management of diabetic foot ulcers through optimal off- ... Diabetic foot ulcer is a major complication of diabetes mellitus, and probably the major component of the diabetic foot. Wound ...
*  Calcaneal fracture
Other symptoms include: inability to bear weight over the involved foot, limited mobility of the foot, and limping. Upon ... and deformity of the heel. It may be associated with breaks of the hip or back. It usually occurs when a person lands on their ... After those 2 days, using crutches or a wheelchair in which there is no weight applied to the affected foot is recommended to ... Difficulties such as arthritis and decreased range of motion of the foot may remain. The most common symptom is pain over the ...
*  Foot deformity
A foot deformity is a disorder of the foot that can be congenital or acquired. Such deformities can include hammer toe, club ...
*  Pedorthist
Alleviating painful or debilitating conditions of the lower limb; Accommodation of foot deformities; Re-alignment of anatomical ... Orthotist Health care providers Podiatrist Prosthetist Foot health practitioner in the United Kingdom American Board for ... congenital deformity, neural condition, or disease. A Certified Pedorthist - C.Ped., BOCPD or C.Ped (C) is a health ... who has specialized training to modify footwear and employ supportive devices to address conditions which affect the feet and ...
*  Bunyan
For the foot deformity, see bunion.. ...
*  Wayne Raney
Born with a foot deformity, he could not do heavy labor. After learning to play harmonica at an early age, he moved to Piedras ...
*  Frederick Lester Stanton
He had a Club foot deformity which he lived through most of his childhood. He eventually moved to Brooklyn with his family to ...
*  Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
Patients can also suffer from high arched feet, hammer toes, foot drop, foot deformities, and scoliosis. These symptoms are a ... Since foot disorders are common with neuropathy disorders precautions must be taken to strengthen these muscles and use ... preventative care and physical therapy to prevent injury and deformities. Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies are ...
*  Singleton Merten syndrome
Associated clinical findings also include glaucoma, photosensitivity, heart block, foot deformities, and chronic psoriasiform ... and equinovarus foot deformities. Singleton, EB, Merten DF: An unusual syndrome of widened medullary cavities of the ...
*  Roussy-Lévy syndrome
Patients with foot deformities may benefit from corrective surgery, which, however, is usually a last resort. Most such ... and foot-bone deformities. They are usually first observed during infancy or early childhood, and slowly progress until about ... and foot deformity. These symptoms frequently translate into delayed onset of ability to walk, loss of coordination and balance ... Proper foot care including custom-made shoes and leg braces may minimize discomfort and increase function. While no medicines ...
*  W. J. Burley
... exposing her foot deformity. As Wycliffe investigates, he becomes acquainted with the life of the deeply unhappy woman who ...
*  Taylor Spatial Frame
Specialised foot rings (as seen in the picture) are also available for the treatment of complex foot deformities. Once the ... Correction of the bone deformity can typically take 3-4 weeks. For simpler fractures where no deformity is present the struts ... Once the deformity has been corrected, the frame is then left on the limb until the bone fully heals. This often takes 3-6 ... It is used for the treatment of acute fractures, mal-unions, non-unions and congenital deformities. It can be used on both the ...
*  High-heeled footwear
In particular, shoes with only a small space for the toes, can sometimes squeeze tightly enough to cause foot deformity. ... 1 foot for the bourgeois, 1 and ½ feet for knights, 2 feet for nobles, and 2 and ½ feet for princes." As women took to ... The design of the high French heels from the late 1600s to around the 1720s placed body weight on the ball of the foot, and ... The image of a statue from the Ramappa Temple proves this, showing an Indian woman's foot clad in a raised shoe. Then, during ...
*  Triple arthrodesis
... improve stability of the foot, and in some cases correct deformity of the foot, by fusing of the three main joints of the ... It is commonly carried out on patients with joint degeneration resulting from arthritis or a severe flat foot deformity. ... Triple arthrodesis is a surgical procedure whose purpose is to relieve pain in the rear part of the foot, ... Arthrodesis Triple Arthrodesis in "Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopedics" Triple Arthrodesis on eMedicine Foot Conditions - Triple ...
*  Podiatry
By correcting early foot deformities many long term chronic mobility issues can be safely and effectively addressed, sparing a ... This includes the management of a wide variety of disorders, injuries, foot deformities, infections and local manifestations of ... Foot health education regarding self care techniques and prevention of foot pathology is an important component of individual ... Podiatrists utilize medical, orthopedic, biomechanical and surgical principles to maintain and correct foot deformities. ...
*  Orthopedic surgery
He developed the club-foot shoe for children born with foot deformities and various methods to treat curvature of the spine. ... Additionally, foot and ankle surgery is practiced by board-certified Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) in the United ... However, up until the 1890s, orthopedics was still a study limited to the correction of deformity in children. One of the first ... He advocated the use of exercise, manipulation and splinting to treat deformities in children. His book was directed towards ...
*  Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type I
Furthermore, foot deformity promotes skin changes such as hyperkeratosis at pressure points. These complications may ... Once infection occurs, these ulcerations can result in severe complications that lead to foot deformity, such as inflammation ... the treatment for foot ulcers and infections can follow the guidelines given for diabetic foot care which starts with early and ... Foot ulcerations may appear due to permanent pressure, such as long walks or badly fitting shoes. Minor wounds or blisters may ...
*  Children's feet
Congenital foot deformities may be readily identified, e.g. club foot (talipes equino varus). Currently the'gold-standard' ... Children who go barefoot have a lower incidence of flat feet and deformity while having greater foot flexibility than children ... have flat feet. Few flexible flat feet have been found to be symptomatic, hence only painful flat feet should be diagnosed and ... that adult's feet are least flat, and that older people's feet become flatter. The normal findings of flat foot versus ...
*  Pes cavus
... cavoid foot, high-arched foot, and supinated foot type. Pes cavus is a multiplanar foot deformity characterised by an ... Arches of the foot Foot type En pointe Foot binding Rocker bottom foot Burns J. Landorf KB. Ryan MM. Crosbie J. Ouvrier RA. ... Foot with pes cavus (and os peroneum). The term pes cavus encompasses a broad spectrum of foot deformities. Three main types of ... Foot Ankle Int 2005; 26: 256-63 McCluskey WP, Lovell WW, Cummings RJ. The cavovarus foot deformity. Etiology and management. ...
*  Clubfoot
Examination of the lower extremity and foot reveals the deformity, which may affect one or both feet. Examination of the foot ... As the foot grows, there is potential for asymmetric growth that can result in recurrence of foot deformity that can affect the ... In clubfoot deformity, this position is fixed (not correctable) and is referred to as equinus deformity. A foot that shows all ... Using the Ponseti method, the foot deformity is corrected in stages. These stages are as follows: manipulating the foot to an ...
*  Podiatrist
Structural deformities, including bunions, hammertoes, painful flat foot and high arch deformity, bone spurs Heel pain Nerve ... This includes the management of a wide variety of disorders, injuries, foot deformities, infections and local manifestations of ... support worker Podiatry technician Podiatry Hygienists Foot Health Professional Podiatric Surgical Nurse Foot Hygienist Foot ... particularly the foot. Podiatrists in these countries are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of foot pathology, but not ...
*  Proximal femoral focal deficiency
Depending on the severity of the deformities, the treatment may include the amputation of the foot or part of the leg, ... and foot deformities. There are typically four classes (or types) of PFFD, ranging from class A to class D, as detailed by ... In this situation the foot and ankle are surgically removed, then attached to the femur. This creates a functional "knee joint ...
*  Dejerine-Sottas disease
Other symptoms may include pain in the extremities, curvature of the spine, clawed hands, foot deformities, ataxia, peripheral ... feet and hands. Loss of muscle mass and reduced muscle tone can occur as the disease progresses. ...
*  Environmental racism in Europe
Separated from the town of Krompachy by a road and a stream, the settlement is located at the foot of a hill next to the ... The deformities are frightening." Following proposals to re-open the smelter in 2006 by Metrudhem DOOEL Skopje, a series of ... He covered the floor with fir twigs, then cartons and finally rugs so the family would not get cold feet. 'It was so exciting, ... In the words of Der Spiegel journalist Walter Mayr, "500 Roma live in shacks and caravans at the foot of what is probably ...
*  Orthotics
... can have on foot, knee, hip, and spine deformities. They are used by everyone from athletes to the elderly to accommodate ... A knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO) is an orthosis that encumbers the knee, ankle and foot. Motion at all three of these lower ... An ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) is an orthosis or brace that encumbers the ankle and foot. AFOs are externally applied and ... For example, an ankle foot orthosis ('AFO') is applied to the foot and ankle, a thoracolumbosacral orthosis ('TLSO') affects ...