big toe


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big toe

n.
The largest and innermost toe of the human foot.
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Your podiatrist may recommend exercises to strengthen muscles and tendons around the big toe.
Now consultant surgeon Rajiv Limaye of independent NHS provider Tyneside Surgical Services (TSS) based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead, is carrying out an alternative procedure - big toe joint replacement procedure.
The important thing to remember is that even though it's just a toe, an injury to the big toe can be a big problem," says Michael Cornelison, DPM, FACFAS, foot and ankle surgeon in Cupertino, CA and Fellow member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Despite the near-loss of his big toe, Jones rallied to defeat Sonnen in a dominant first-round TKO.
I just hope the singleton or young couple at presently in possession of my big toe don't write a glowing review of their holiday on the gout equivalent of Wish You Were Here.
After an attempt to re-attach his damaged thumb was unsuccessful, Umraz Khan, plastic surgeon at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, transplanted the big toe from his left foot on to his hand.
Jacqueline Finch, a researcher at the University of Manchester, did just that with two volunteers with disabilities not unlike that of Tabaketenmut, who may have lost her right big toe to gangrene caused by diabetes.
I remember seeing my big toe lying on the grass and thinking, 'Oh, dear'.
As well as the obvious bump, symptoms will include pain, swelling and tenderness around the big toe joint and a general change in the overall shape of the foot.
I also tape a piece of a mouse pad to the tip of my big toe to match the length of my second toe.
The first metarsophalangeal joint (MTP) is the junction between the big toe and the foot.
A bunion is a bony swelling at the base joint of the big toe.