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Blog posts tagged with '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) ...

New Product Release - Carbon Fiber Contour Foot Plate

New carbon fiber insole from America's leading supplier of carbon fiber foot plates.Carbon Fiber Contour Plate

We’ve been looking for some time for a carbon fiber foot plate that is less expensive yet strong enough to provide support and toe spring.  We’ve finally released the Carbon Fiber Contour Foot Plate. Indications f...

Turf Toe of the IP Joint

Great toe injuries post 1st mpj fusionx-ray 1st mpj fusion

I saw an interesting case of turf toe this week.  The patient was a 63 y/o female who underwent 1st mpj fusion for stage 4 hallux limitus in 2007.  The fusion was a success and the patient went on to be quite active in sports.

The patient presented to my offi...

Carbon graphite insoles and gait

Levers, rockers and carbon graphite insoles

Part 3 – Putting it all together

In part 1 of this conversation I presented a common customer question:  can I wear just one carbon fiber insole?  I briefly discussed gait and how a carbon fiber insole may affect gait.  In part 2 of this conversation, I ...