If not treated properly, traumatic and stress fractures of toes and long bones of the foot
can lead to bony deformities, arthritis and chronic pain.
With proper training, dancing on pointe won't damage the bones of the foot
The fossil is unusual because the bones of the foot
are whole and attached to each other as they were in life, providing evidence of how the bones moved when the animal walked.
permit a child to wear a pointe shoe, or even one that resembles a pointe shoe, until the bones of the foot
are sufficiently ossified (hardened) and the supporting muscles of the leg, thigh, hip, and trunk are strong.
In June 2001, Triage announced that it had received clearance from the FDA for the Bone-Lok device for the small bones of the foot