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Anke Equinus Contracture

  – Discussion:     – see: role of ankle and subtalar joint in gait     – normally, during the transition from foot flat to heel off, the foot dorsiflexes as the body moves forward;     – gait consequences of equinus contracture:              – patient may adopt a toe to toe gait pattern or … Read more

Ankle Arthrodesis

– See:  Sub-Talar Fusion Tibial-Talar-Calcaneal Fusion – Discussion and Outcomes: – optimal position for fusion – see gait and role of ankle joint in gait – ref: Ankle arthrodesis. Long-term follow-up with gait analysis. – Exam: – perform an Allen test for the foot vasculature; – note function of posterior tibial pulse while the dorsalis … Read more

Ankle Joint Menu

Ankle Fractures Type A Type B Type C Ankle Equinus Deformity Achilles Tendon Rupture Achilles Tendinitis Anatomy: Ankle Joint Ankle Arthrodesis Ankle Arthroscopy Anterior Impingement Snydrome of the Ankle Blair Fusion Brostrom Procedure Deltoid Ligament Examination of the Ankle Haglund’s Deformity Ligaments anterior talofibular ligament calcaneofibular ligament posterior talofibular ligament Medial Malleolus Fractures Osteochondral Lesions … Read more