Claw toe is a foot deformity that causes painful toe-curling. If you have claw toe, your toes will point upward at the joint closest to the foot but bend sharply downward at the middle and third joint
Effects of supportive and minimalist footwear on standing balance and walking stability in older women
Footwear has been shown to influence balance and is an important consideration in relation to the prevention of falls. However, it remains unclear as to what type of footwear is most beneficial for balance in older people: sturdy, supportive footwear, or minimalist footwear to maximise plantar sensory input. The objectives of this study were therefore to compare standing balance and walking stability in older women wearing these two footwear styles, and to investigate participants’ perceptions in relation to comfort, ease of use and fit.
Published results showed patient-specific instrumentation may decrease operative time, reduce intraoperative fluoroscopy and achieve better postoperative alignment in patients undergoing total ankle arthroplasty.
Treatments for shin splints include home remedies, activity modification, medications, and physical therapy. In rare cases, a healthcare provider may recommend procedures such as prolotherapy (an injectable treatment) and extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) (a noninvasive treatment) for shin splints.
For people with osteoarthritis (often called the "wear and tear" form of arthritis), golf helps maintain joint range of motion, strength and endurance, and contributes to mental health and well-being.