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big toe

n.
The largest and innermost toe of the human foot.
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With big toe shoes making a mark in the market other high-fashion brands like Celine have also unveiled similar heels Pirate Leather Sandals that only cover the big toe and reveal the rest for USD 695.
"I ended up getting another bone infection in my big toe and it took doctors over a year to figure out what type of bug I had...
THE TOE-BRA Bend the four smaller toes underneath the foot, leaving the big toe pointing forwards.
A bunion results from stress on the metatarsophalangeal joint (where your big toe connects to your foot) that causes bone and tissue in the joint to grow until it eventually forms a bump that forces the toe out of its correct alignment.
The Big Toe lads planned a couple of weeks in advance to play a league play-off game if they finished tied on points with another team, but it wasn't needed.
It was fitted at Spire Elland by consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Kurt Haendlmayer who said: "I call it a jelly bean for the big toe because that is what it looks and feels like.
He felt his big toe so it is nothing too major," said Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac.
When the condition is mild or medium, a conservative treatment could be applied - a fixative between the foot's big and index toes, put in a way so the big toe is aligned properly.
One evening I came home from work with a throbbing pain in my right big toe, like a nail was being hammered right through it, the kind that made me scream involuntarily.
Losing a genetic switch that increases production of a protein called GDF6 may have created the big toe and helped shape the human foot for bipedalism, scientists propose in a paper published online January 7 in Cell.
Another common ailment is bunions--a visible bump on the side of the foot near the base of the big toe. This is caused by the misalignment of bones in the foot.