TITLE

pedorthics

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1612
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pedorthics" is presented. Pedorthics refers to the making and fitting of shoes and other foot support products to alleviate and prevent foot injury and disease. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21239811

 

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