C is for Crescent Pad

A crescent pad is a c-shaped or “smiley mouth” shaped felt pad that is used on the apex of toes to relieve pressure on...

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C is for Colchicine

Colchicine is a very effective drug for the short term management of gout.

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C is for Cheilectomy

A cheilectomy is a surgical procedure for hallux rigidus in which the bone spurs on the top of the joint are removed.

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C is for CPR

CPR is for the first aid technique of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Pretty much all podiatrists around the world are required to regularly complete CPR courses...

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C is for Calcaneodynia

Calcaneodynia is not a diagnosis. It means nothing more than pain in the heel. That pain could be for any one of 100’s of...

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C is for CAD-CAM

CAD-CAM is the computer aided design and manufacturing. It is now widely used for the designing and manufacture of foot orthotics

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S is for Saddle Bone Deformity

The ‘Saddle Bone Deformity’ is the lay terms that gets occasionally used to describe a dorsal metatarsocuneiform exostosis.

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B is for Bohler’s Angle

Bohler’s angle is an angle measured on a lateral x-ray of the calcaneus to assess a possible fracture.

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B is for the Beighton Scale For Hyper-mobility

The Beighton Scale For Hyper-mobility is a composite score used to assess hypermobility

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