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  • Anatomy Of The Foot Essay

    Alex Taylor Sports Medicine 9/24/15 Anatomy Of The Foot There are many different parts of the foot, for example one is the forefoot which contains the five toes and the five longer bones known as the metatarsals. The feet are flexible structures of bones, joints, muscles, and soft tissues that let us stand upright and perform activities like walking, running, and jumping. The other parts of the feet are the following. The midfoot which is a pyramid-like collection of bones that form the arches of the feet. These include the three cuneiform bones, the cuboid bone, and the navicular bone. Next is the hindfoot which forms the heel and ankle. The talus bone supports the leg bones (tibia and fibula), forming the ankle. The calcaneus (heel bone) is the…

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  • Dorsiflexion Of The Foot Essay

    inserted at the dorsal base of the distal phalanx of the big toe. It is the prime mover in dorsiflexion of the big toe and assists in dorsiflexion of the foot. The extensor digitorum longus (synergist) originates in the lateral area of the tibia, proximal two-thirds of the medial surface of the fibula and adjacent interosseous membrane. It splits in to four tendons that attach to the proximal base of the dorsal surface of the middle and distal phalanges. This muscle is the prime mover in…

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  • Human Foot Essay

    The Foot There are many body parts that look similar when examining the skeleton of humans and our closest living relatives. These similarities are important in understanding where humans, as a species, stand in the complex evolutionary world. Although the similarities are important, the differences are what make Homo sapiens the only habitually bipedal animal on earth. The subtle differences are what allow the species to travel so efficiently and use the other limbs to manipulate the world. The…

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  • The Difference Between A Sprain And A Broken Foot

    Many people do not stop to think how important their feet are in everyday life. Feet are the foundation on which your body stands and is the base of your support. When you are walking, running, or standing no one is thinking about how complex all of the 26 bones and 33 joints of the foot are or what would happen if you broke your foot. Most bones break suddenly as a result of an accident such as a fall, a direct hit, or having it crushed. More often than not when someone breaks their foot…

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  • Factors Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    Introduction Diabetic foot ulcers are rated as one of the principal causes of diabetes mellitus hospitalization in the US and worldwide. Diabetic foot disease causes complications which account for huge medical expenses. For instance, in the UK, it is reported that NHS spends five million pounds annually on diabetes foot ulcers. Studies show that 100 patients lose their lower limb of their foot as a result of diabetic foot disorders (Nicholas, 2013). Diabetic foot ulcers result into amputations.…

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  • Common Reasons Behind Inner Foot Pain

    outer foot pain are Description: Foot torment can have an assortment of causes and there are numerous elements included that add to various sorts of foot torment you can endure. Read the article to know. The essential reason for agonizing feet is footwear, especially ladies ' shoes that don 't fit legitimately bringing on calluses, corns and bunions. On the off chance that you are wearing heels ensure that they are not more prominent than around an inch in tallness. Know the torment from a…

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  • The Importance Of Radiographic Examination

    At Spohn South a direct digital system is utilized so there is only one size image receptor, which is 14’ inches by 17’ inches. This image receptor is employed for all radiograph regardless of the anatomy being imaged. With this in mind, collimation was used to reduce the size of the x-ray beam proportionate to the size of the patient’s body part. Although the patient for these exams would be considered hypersthenic, collimation was still used for the images taken of the thorax and were greatly…

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  • Case Study John Walters

    and hands move through a full range of motion without limitation or pain generation. He is nontender to the upper extremities, axillary, radial, median, and ulnar nerves are intact to motor and sensory tone bilaterally. There are not skin lesions or vascular compromise. Pelvis is stable. Left lower extremity shows full range of motion at the hip, knee ankle, and foot without tenderness to palpation, neurologic compromise, or gross vascular restriction. There is no tenderness to palpation.…

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  • Functional Movement System Case Study

    home-based exercise program that was shown to improve ankle range of motion. We recommended that subject 1 follow their program of warm up, resisted plantar flexion, and passive dorsiflexion for up to six months or until the normative value for dorsiflexion is reached. In addition, another possible intervention is an ankle mobility drill. This is when the participants goes to a wall and places one foot a few inches from the wall and the other foot places behind. The participant will then touch…

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  • Massage Chair Case Study

    Luraco Technologies iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair iRobotics 7 is one of the innovative and extensive machines that is absolutely the Best Robotic Massage Chair in the medical industry. Recline and relish a precise automatic body shape detection which qualifies you for the utmost leading 3D robotic massage on the market and gives distinguished lower back and neck massage procedures. It is the only Medical Massage Chairs in the industry to be developed and put together in the U.S.A. Features •…

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