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Blog posts tagged with 'flat turf toe plate'

How to Get James Harden Back on the Court?

What is a sprained toe and how is it treated?James Hardin

Head coach of the Houston Rockets, Mike D’Antoni announced last night that former MVP James Harden, starting guard for the team, would be forced to sit out in today’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.  D’Antoni cited a sprain to the great toe as th...

Sesamoid fractures – symptoms and treatment options

What is a sesamoid fracture and how is it treated?

A sesamoid bone is a small bone found on the bottom (plantar surface) of the great toe joint.  Each sesamoid bone is about the X-ray foot sesamoid bones size of a pinto bean. The sesamoid bones derive their funny name from the Arabic word semsem, meaning sesame seed. (1) ...

Hallux Limitus | What you need to know about conservative treatment

Painful hallux limitus can be managed with the use of insoles, but an understanding of the staging of hallux limitus is important to understand which insole to use. This article discusses staging of hallux limitus and orthotic selection.

Hallux Trainer Insoles

What's a Morton's extension? Learn how a Morton's extension is the key to what makes the Hallux Trainer, Molded turf Toe Plate and Flat Turf Toe Plates so effective in treating hallux limitus and hallux rigidus.

Tips for choosing the right carbon/glass fiber orthotic - flat turf toe plates

Let's start the conversation with the flat carbon fiber turf toe plate. A turf toe plate is an oddly shaped insert that has an extension that protrudes beneath the great toe joint. This extension, called a Morton's extension, is designed to limit the range of motion of the great toe joint. Why would we want to limit the range of motion of the great to joint?