Foot-Transmitted Vibration


Dr. Katie Goggins, Dr. Marco Tarabini, Dr. Brent Lievers, Dr. Tammy Eger

Chronic exposure to foot-transmitted vibration (e.g. in mining and construction industries) can increase risk of vibration-induced white foot. This condition can cause pain, numbness, and cold sensitivity in the feet and toes, as well as blanching of the toes (House et al., 2010).