M is for the Maximum safe dose

The maximum safe dose for a local anesthetic is a body mass related maximum dose that can be given during a 24hr period. Local...

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L is for the Lachman Test

The Lachman’s Test or dorsal plantar drawer test is for testing an unstable toe, particularly in those with a plantar plate tear.

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J is for Joggers Foot

Jogger’s foot is a medial plantar neuropraxia invloving a chronic entrapment syndrome of the medial plantar nerve in the foot.

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I is for In-Toed Gait

In-toeing (Pigeon toe) is a condition which causes the toes to point inward when walking. A pigeon-toed gait, also known as “in-toeing,” is a...

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H is for Hallux varus

Hallux varus is a condition characterized by medial deviation of the great toe at the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. Hallux varus is a disorder characterized...

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G is for the Gastrocnemius muscle

The gastrocnemius is the main muscle of the calf of the leg, that flexes the knee and foot. The gastrocnemius muscle is a prominent...

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F is for Festinating Gait

A Festinating gait is typicaly associated with parkinsonism and is described as taking rapid, small steps, which are done in an attempt to keep...

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D is for the Deltoid ligament

The deltoid ligament or the medial ligament of ankle joint is a strong, flat and triangular band made up of 4 ligaments that form...

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B is for Blacks File

A blacks file is a hand held tool that has a small rasp at it end. It is used in the nail sulcus to...

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