shoe trauma

shoe trauma

excess mechanical forces (compression; friction) imposed on foot tissues by ill-fitting shoewear, leading to a wide range of skin, soft-tissue and nail pathologies; shoe trauma does not cause foot deformity per se, but exacerbates existing problems or tendency to deformity
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BEST TIP: Protect the nail matrix (the area that produces the nail) from sports shoe trauma by wearing shoes slightly large and keeping nails trimmed short.
These are extremely common in dancers, because shoe trauma can initiate and perpetuate fungus growth.