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T is for Toe Jam

May 5, 2022
toe jam

Toe Jam is the non-medical term for the accumulation of debris, sock lint, dead skin cells and sweat in the tightly cramped spaces between the toes. If hygiene is poor the toe jam may have a foul odor.

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T is for True to Size

April 30, 2022
T is for True to Size

True to size is a terms used in the footwear industry to indicate if a particular shoe runs ‘true to size’ and is sized based on industry standards. Some brands or models run smaller or larger than true to size.

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T is for ‘Too many toes’

April 21, 2022

The ‘too many toes‘ sign is when there are more than a few toes showing up laterally when standing and looking from behind. This generally means that the foot is more abducted or the forefoot is abducted on the rearfoot.

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T is for Tagament

July 29, 2015
Tagamet for Warts

Tagament is the most common brand name for the drug, cimetidine that is used to reduce gastric acid secretions in gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcers. It has also been suggested as a treatment for warts.

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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
T is for Turf Toe

Turf toe happens in athletes when there is an extreme dorsiflexion force at the first metatarsophalangeal joint. It often benefits from a carbon fiber plate insole.

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T is for Trench Foot

November 7, 2012
T is for Trench Foot

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
T is for Toning Shoes

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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