forefoot


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Related to forefoot: forefoot valgus, forefoot varus

forefoot

1. either of the front feet of a quadruped
2. Nautical the forward end of the keel

forefoot

[′fȯr‚fu̇t]
(naval architecture)
The extreme forward end of the bottom of a ship.
(vertebrate zoology)
An anterior foot of a quadruped.
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Another piece of Nike technology on the forefoot is the 10-millimeter Zoom unit that gives added cushion and propulsion in the region.
But ifthe patient has a compensated forefoot varus the medial mobilization/release would likely worsen their injury.
After the loading of 600N, the changes of the plantar pressure in forefoot were measured by the method of the F-scan plantar pressure system.
The following eight parameters were evaluated during static measurement: (1) forefoot peak pressure value (N/[cm.
They demonstrated a significant increase in peak pressure in the forefoot and a decrease under the toes both pre- and immediately after the race, with complete recovery of all plantar pressures within 24 hours after the ultra-marathon.
4) The TPT procedure aims to correct the resting position of the foot, restore active dorsiflexion at the ankle and to restore normal gait pattern (heel strike, mid-stance and then propulsion) and thus it reduces the risk of further injury to, and deformity of the forefoot.
Minimalist shoes will automatically turn you into a forefoot striker.
A common predisposition to osteochondritis, particularly on the medial side, is an abnormal forefoot position in which it is turned inward toward the midline.
This is important to us given the multiple techniques utilized by forefoot surgeons in bunion correction surgery today.
Specific problems with the forefoot are treated next, followed by single chapters on nerve disorders and plantar heel pain.
It is lightweight and flexible shoe that is made of a dual density rubber material with soft cushion “landing pad” in the ball of the foot area to dampen forefoot impact.