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A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Sesamoiditis: Painful inflammation of the sesamoid bones within the ball of the foot is caused by pressure from high-impact sports such as aerobics, tennis or running.
Persistent pain might indicate one of these conditions, and is often helped with over- the-counter products including gel metatarsal pads that cushion the ball of the foot.
Hatch explained that the first symptom of crossover toe is pain in the ball of the foot caused by a tear in the underlying joint capsule (plantar plate), fostering instability that allows the second toe to fall out of alignment and eventually drift.
Initial ground contact should be with the whole foot or the ball of the foot.
The foot is placed flat on the ground with the weight over the ball of the foot.
Foot ulcers most often occur on the ball of the foot or on the bottom of the large toe.
Wearing high heels squeezes the toes and puts excessive pressure on the ball of the foot.
Eccentric exercises consisted of lowering their body weight from the elevated position on the ball of the foot to below level (as in standing on the edge of a step).
But how many of us would guess that the footwork consists of precise subdivisions of movement that use the heel, the ball of the foot, and the toe with varying degrees of force?
The right foot should drive to the middle of the circle and land on the ball of the foot in a "controlled stumble," preparatory to its 90-degree turn.