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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Diagnostic tests that are commonly used for PAIS are the "plantar flexion test," in which repetitive, quick, passive hyper-plantar flexion movements are performed by the examiner, (2,6) or the "ankle McMurray test," in which passive plantar flexion is performed slowly by the examiner, making a rotating movement with the foot from eversion to inversion (and vice versa) while at the same time giving upward compression on the calcaneus.
Table 3 shows the mean T-score at femoral neck, lumbar spine (measured by DXA), and calcaneus (measured by QUS) in patients with and without vertebral fractures.
Calcaneus Inverted & Navicular Raised = Supinated Compensations: Distal = Plantar flex 1st Ray, Proximal = Varus Tibia Compensated Calcaneus Vertical & Navicular Collapse = Pronated Gait Assessment
Using ultrasound gel as a coupling medium, the head of ESWT shock wave device was applied to the inferior aspect of the calcaneus.
5 mm diameter Kirschner wire is introduced from the posterior tuberosity into the calcaneus to lock the solution; then two parallel guidewires are drilled into the heel bone for introduction of two headless compression screws (4.
The remarkable feature is the application of skeletal traction connecting anterior superior iliac spine through a Schanz pin and the distal end of long bone or calcaneus via its traction bow.
Sobel et al described the etiology of the pain syndrome consisting of one or more of the following: creation of a discontinuity of the peroneus longus tendon either by acute fracture of the os peroneum or a diastasis through a multipartite os peroneum, chronic diastasis and/or a healing fracture of the os peroneum eventually leading to callus formation and peroneus longus tenosynovitis, attrition of the peroneus longus tendon, rupture of the peroneus longus tendon, or an associated enlarged peroneal tubercle on the lateral aspect of the calcaneus that entraps the peroneus longus tendon and the os peroneum during excursion of the peroneus longus tendon.
Before reconstructive surgery, conventional radiography of the fractured calcaneus was taken for all cases, and multidetector CT scan was taken to obtain better appreciation of the position and alignment of fracture lines and fracture fragments.
The calcaneus is another name for which bone of the human body?
Posterior impingement is the result of compression of the talus and surrounding soft tissues between the tibia and the posterior aspect of the calcaneus.
He also experienced a calcaneus or heel bone fracture, which can be a painful and frequently disabling injury.
The soft tissues and tendons of the hind foot (Achilles and Plantaris) along with the posterior surface of the calcaneus should be examined in longitudinal and transverse views.