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hallux

[′hal·əks]
(anatomy)
The first digit of the hindlimb; the big toe of a human.
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The shoes expose the big toe while rest are covered like in a regular heel.
If you elect to proceed with the removal, your podiatric surgeon will take x-rays of your feet to assess what degree of deformity and/or arthritis you have in the big toe joint and plan the appropriate surgery.
Gout If you suffer from the dreaded gout You understand why others scream and shout My big toe is throbbing and hurts like hell And I'm not sleeping at all too well I am immobile so I cannot do my chores Stuck in the house I cannot venture outdoors In my experience gout never lasts long But still I wonder what the hell brings it on I feel as though my big toe is about to explode Leaving bits of my toe all over my abode The pain is just now beginning to relent This medicine I believe is heaven sent Tomorrow my recovery will hopefully be complete It will be a pleasure to very slowly stroll down the high street GEORGE MCLANDERS
As Curthoys has already suffered a prior injury on her toe, the bug rotted away the rest of her big toe, forcing medics to amputate it in 2012.
Push the big toe down into the floor and raise the other four toes off the floor, aiming for small pulses of the movement.
Bend the big toe underneath the foot - using your hands to assist if necessary.
If you've noticed a painful swelling on the side of your foot at the base of your big toe, you may have a bunion.
More massive congratulations to Kev's Big Toe, who pulled off another dramatic win to seal the Monday Championship, with the final game rearranged to a Wednesday.
It might sound a bit daft when someone says they have arthritis in their big toe, but I can assure you, it's agony.
A DAD-OF-TWO has a spring in his step after being one of the first people in Yorkshire to have a 'space-age jelly bean' fitted to his big toe to end his arthritis agony.
Instead, try relieving bunion pain by taping a spacer between your first and second toes (to keep the big toe aligned) and wearing wider shoes.
It was enough to earn the 26-year-old the man-of-thematch award, but he left the ground on Saturday with his foot in a protective boot after picking up an issue with his big toe during the 31-27 victory.