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Medical Foot Care

26 bone, 114 ligaments and 20 beings, the body carrying the whole load of feet is important for human health care. The care of feet that are in motion during the day should be done by medical specialists who are interested in foot health. Especially in people with diabetes, loss of sensation in the feet and increased risk due to loss of sensation increased the importance of special podiatry care in diabetic feet. Today, podiatry specialists are working on...

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Ossa Digitorum Pedis (Toe Bones)

FOOT FINGER BONE (OSSA DIGITING PEDIS) The big toe is counted as the number one finger. Only the first toe has two finger bones, the others have three finger bones.

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Hammer Fingers

What is a hammer finger deformity? The hammer finger is called when the most extreme knuckle of the fingers outside the head is collided with a hard surface. How does hammering finger deformity occur? The injury may be closed or open. Closed injuries may occur when housewives are trying to squeeze the bed sheet between the bed and the base or when the men try to put their shirts in the trousers. In addition, daily life can cause the same result in...

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Metatarsalgie

Metatarsalgia is the pain in the plantar face of the foot where the heads of the metatarsal bones are located. Metatarsalgia is a general term used for the expression of any pain under the metatarsal heads. Sometimes this condition affects the head of a metatarsal, sometimes more than one metatarsal head may be painful as in rheumatoid arthritis. It occurs due to the increase of the load as a result of internal or external biomechanical problems at the beginning of...

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Flat Planter – Pes Planus

The term pes planus generally refers to the reduction or complete disappearance of the longitudinal cavity of the foot. If this situation is accompanied by an outward orientation of the heel, it is called pes planovalgus. Simply the term abortion may lead to misunderstandings in the diagnosis. An excess of adipose tissue from the soles of the foot to the age of one can give the impression of abortion. The base arc then begins to appear. In most normal children,...

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Diabetic Foot Care

For people with diabetes, foot care is one of the most important issues to consider. Because of the body weight and the feet under pressure, the organ is the most open to injuries. Most foot problems occur with inappropriate or inadequate foot care and shoe problems. False cuts of the nails, nail sticking, calluses, cuts, shoe hits, burns, fingers and fungi in the nails are among the most common causes of foot injury. Foot and leg veins narrowing and similar...

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Foot Anatomy in General

FOOT, FUNCTIONS, FOOT ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS Foot: The lower body of the human body while standing upright. Motion with feet. It is provided. The foot has four tasks: * Stands upright and stable, * Carries the body weight, spreading the weight to the base provides a safe posture. * Moves, moves the body and acts as a regular and powerful lever. * Meets extreme loads. Resilient to body movements, against external influences reacts hard. Foot Anatomy Elements forming the foot can be examined in four main groups: 1. Joint 2....

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Limb Shortness

Limbs of Limbs The difference in length between the right and left sides of the leg or arms is called the limb shortness (UK). Generally, there is a difference in length of less than 5 cm between the two arms. For this reason, it will be mentioned below about the difference in the size of the legs. Reason Previous accidents: If a broken bone is not restored to its normal shape, a leg will remain shorter. In severe fractures, in which bone...

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Pes Cavus Deformity

It is a deformity characterized by the increase in the foot arch. The heel and comb bones are overloaded due to the increase in the foot arch. As a result, standing pain, nails and wounds are seen. What are the causes of standing cavus deformity? In the standing cavus deformity, the cause is often neurological diseases and rarely the foot arch can be observed structurally. What are the diseases leading to the Pes Cavusun Deformity? Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, muscular dystrophies, cerebral palsy, poliomyelitis, stroke;...

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Custom Insoles

Personalized insoles are the insoles prepared for the foot structures of individuals. With the help of walking analysis, balance tests and foot baropedographs, the most suitable insoles are prepared for the foot structure. Our foot anatomy is a structure that is present to make the spring movement. However, the changes in our foot structure after the structural features and the shoes we use cause various printing defects. Flat foot, high curvature, diabetic foot, foot deformities in rheumatic diseases...

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