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Author Fink, Brett Ryan.

Title The whole foot : a complete program for taking care of your feet / Brett R. Fink, Mark S. Mizel.

Publication Info. New York : Demos Health, [2012]


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 326 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Choosing a foot professional -- Forefoot overload -- The big toe -- The small toes -- Midfoot -- Hindfoot and the heel -- The ankle -- Skin -- From athletes, to kids feet, to unusual conditions -- Rehabilitation for foot injuries -- Resources -- Shoes, orthotics, and braces -- Common medications -- Important rules of weight control -- Cast care -- Wound care -- Imaging.
Summary Overview: The Whole Foot Book is the definitive reference for anyone suffering from foot pain. While many books review the basic treatment of foot and ankle conditions, The Whole Foot Book enlightens the reader with an understanding of the underlying causes of foot and ankle problems in easy to understand language. The Whole Foot Book provides indispensable information on basic foot problems as well as foot anatomy and biomechanics, systemic disorders, and nail and dermatological problems. This comprehensive resource covers footwear basics, prevention, and treatments along with clear diagrams, photos, and charts that demonstrate techniques and solutions. It covers common foot problems faced by diabetics, seniors, and athletes, including bunions, hammer toes, corns, calluses, warts, and skin maladies. In also features a chapter on choosing the proper footwear, gives advice on when to seek professional attention and helps you to understand when foot surgery is not and is not necessary, and highlights recent advances in foot surgery. But The Whole Foot Book goes further and addresses less common issues including neuropathy, blood clots, and HIV/Aids among others.
Subject Podiatry -- Popular works.
Foot -- Diseases -- Popular works.
MEDICAL -- Podiatry.
Foot -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst00931290
Podiatry. (OCoLC)fst01067635
Foot Diseases -- diagnosis.
Foot Diseases -- therapy.
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Electronic book.
Added Author Mizel, Mark S.
Other Form: Print version: Fink, Brett Ryan. Whole foot. New York : Demos Health, ©2012 (DLC) 2011044122
ISBN 9781617050961 (electronic bk.)
1617050962 (electronic bk.)
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