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hallux

[′hal·əks]
(anatomy)
The first digit of the hindlimb; the big toe of a human.
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Isometric measurements have been used in studies with nondisabled [24] and stroke subjects [25], but have not shown differences between the great toe and the foot for assessment purposes so far.
Collateral ligament tears are also more common in the great toe.
It has also been suggested that chemotactic factors released following trauma may contribute to migration of tumour emboli and adherence to injured tissue (7), and the great toe is a frequently injured site.
Clifton, NJ) was used to measure bilateral great toe 120-Hz vibrocactile threshold with a standard protocol (Derr et al.
Your great toe, or big toe, does most of the work of balancing.
He cited the case of a 58-year-old woman in otherwise good health who presented with a painful left great toe and a progressively thickening nail, which had not responded to oral or topical antifungals.
He actually called the extensor plantar reflex "the great toe sign," and what he called the Babinski sign was the failure of the platysma muscle to contract on the side of a hemiparesis.
Peter by remarking, "It is doubtless a great comfort to these people, after all, to have kissed the great toe of the black image of the Apostle Peter" (577).
With the victory, Canucks coach Mike Keenan moved within one of his 500th, which would tie him with ex-Montreal Canadiens great Toe Blake for fifth on the all-time list.
The MOTION study, the largest prospective clinical trial for osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint , was designed to determine the safety and efficacy of Cartiva SCI in comparison to arthrodesis (joint fusion), the current standard of care, for reducing the debilitating pain associated with osteoarthritis of the MTP joint in the great toe.
Mycologic cure was defined as a negative culture and a negative KOH result for the target great toe.
The first line of defense against bunions is wearing proper footwear, says Beverly Hills Physicians, which typically means shoes with a wide and high toe box to accommodate the enlarged great toe joint.