MOWA

Glossary

Explanation of terms from the MOWA everyday life

A

Abduction
Achilles tendon / Heel
Adaptations / Finishes
Adduction
Afferent (nerve pathways)
Amputation
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Anamnesis / Medical history
Anatomy
Ankle
Ankylosis / Joint stiffening
Arthritis
Arthrodesis / Joint fusion surgery
Arthrosis
Atrophy

B

Ball of the toe
Bandages
Bandy legs / Bow legs
Biology
Biomechanics
Bionics
Blanks
Borrelliosis / Lyme disease
Bowed calf
Bridge heel
Bursa
Bursitis
Butterfly roll

C

Calcaneal fracture
Calcaneum
Calf bone, Splint bone
Callus
Carbon Spring
Cast
Cerebral palsy (CP) in infants
Chopart's joint
Classification
Clavus
Claw toes
Club foot / Stump foot
Contraction
Contracture
Contracture of joints
Contusion
Contusion of joints
Corn or clavus
Correction
Correction / Adaptation of shoes
Cox
Coxarthrosis
Craniocerebral trauma
Cushioned heel

D

Decubitus
Defect correction
Degenerative Disc Disease
Derotation
Directional roll
Disability
Disbalance
Dislocated joint
Dislocation of the hip
Displasia of the hip
Distal
Distorsion
Dorsal
Dorsiflexion
Dorsiflexion (of the foot)
Dynamic gait analysis
Dysmelia

E

Efference
Embolism
Equinovalgus
Ergotherapy
Exarticulation of the hip
Exostosis
Extension

F

Femoral fracture
Femoral neck fracture
Femur
Fibula / Fibular bone
Flatfoot / Pes planus
Flexion
Foot component
Foot-drop
Forefoot amputation
Fracture (broken bone)
Fracture of calcaneum / Heel bone

G

Gait analysis
Gait pattern
Gait-Analysis-Tool
Ganglion
Gangliosidosis
Genu
Genu valgum
Genu valgum / Knock knees
Genu varum
Gonarthrosis
Growth

H

Haglund's deformity
Hallux
Hallux malleus
Hallux rigidus
Hammer toe
Heel
Heel cushion
Heel draggin
Heel spur (Calcaneal spur)
Hip
Hollow foot / Pes cavus
Hyperextension
Hyperkeratosis

I

Impression
Inspection
Instabilities
Instability of knee-joint
Instability of the Talocalcaneonavicular joint
Instep
Interdisciplinary
Internal reinforcement
Inversion

J

Joint

K

Knee-joint arthrosis

L

Lateral
Leg length difference
Ligament
Lisfranc joint
Long bone
Longitudinal arch (of foot)
Longitudinal arch support
Lower leg orthosis
Luxation

M

Made to measure orthosis
Malleolus
Matrix
Medial
Medical technology
Meningomyelocele
Meniscopathy
Meniscus
Metatarsal bones
Metatarsal heads
Metatarsal pad
Meta-tarsalgia
Middle foot
Midfoot heads
Morton's neuroma
Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
Motor neuropathy
MOWA
Multiaxiality
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscle ache
Muscle rupture
Muscle tonus
Muscular atrophy Charcot-Marie-Tooth
Muscular dystrophy

N

Navicular bone
Neuritis
Neurology
Neuro-Orthopedics
Neuropathy

O

Orthopedic shoe
Orthopedic shoe technician
Orthopedics
Orthosis or Ortheses
Os
Osteochondrosis
Osteology
Osteopathia
Osteoporosis
Osteosynthesis
Overlapping toe

P

Palpation
Paralysis
Paresis
Passive musculoskeletal system
Patella
Pedography
Pedorthics (orthopedic shoe technology)
Pelotte pad
Pelvic tilt / Pelvic misalignment
Periositis / Periostalgia
Periosteitis / Periostitis
Peroneal nerve
Peroneal paralysis
Pes
Pes adductus
Pes excavatus
Pes planus
Pes valgus
Pes varus / Angular Limb Deformity
Physiotherapy
Pigeon toed / In-toeing
Plagiocephaly in newborns
Plantar aponeurosis / Plantar fascia
Plantar fasciitis
Plantarflexion
Plaster cast
Polio
Polio and Post-polio syndrome
Polyarthritis
Posterior
Prevention
Pronation
Prophylaxis
Proprioception
Prosthesis

Q

R

Radial nerve palsy
Radial nerve paralysis
Raised outer edge
Raised sole
Raising the inner edge
Rehabilitation
Rehabilitative
Retrocapital support
Rheumatism
Rheumatoid arthitis
Rocker heel
Rolling (with offset appearance)
Rotation
Rotation heels
Rupture of cruciate ligament

S

Sclerosis
Scoliosis
Sesamoid bone
Sesamoiditis
Shaft
Shoe joint
SHORE-scales
Skew foot
Slipped disc
Spasm
Spastic
Spina
Spina bifida
Spinal cord injury
Spinal muscular atrophy
Spine / Spinal column
Splayfoot
Split-toe-sole
Spondylopathy
Spondylosis
Stabilising shoe
Statics of the human body
Stroke
Subacromial bursits
Subluxation of the hip
Supination
Supination wedge
Support aid
Support of transversal arch (of foot)
Swissness

T

Tailor-made adaption of shoes
Tarsus
Tendon
Tendon strain
Tendonitis
Thrombosis
Thrombus
Tibia
Toe box
Toe grip bar
Toe rolling
Torn ligament
Transversal arch
Tumor

U

V

Valgus
Varus
Veins
Ventral

W

Wedge heel

X

Y

Z


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