calcaneus

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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Caption: Figure 2 A Kirschner wire (arrow) is put over the heel bone to determine the proper inclination for the osteotomy which is then verified under fluoroscopy.
Parsons was hospitalized for five weeks and underwent six surgical procedures including skin grafts and the removal of his heel bone (calcaneus).
The research was conducted at the General Hospital "Saint Apostle Luke" in Doboj and at Special Hospital for Rehabilitation after Cardiovascular Diseases Banja Vrucica, Teslic in the period from September 13, 2010 to March 10, 2011 and mineral density on heel bone was examined by ultrasound osteodensitometry in 569 women.
Activities that increase the pull of the plantar fascia on the heel bone will worsen the condition.
Bailey, a Salem native who has been competing at Hayward Field since his days at McKay High School, is rounding back into shape after racing on a fractured heel bone last year.
As we get older, small tears can develop where the fascia meets the heel bone.
This is a condition where there is inflammation of the tight band of fibre that forms the sole of the foot from the toes to the heel bone.
WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Chris Patten, Heel bone, The Karakorams, 539BC.
He suffered multiple fractures to the right heel bone and also a fracture to the left one.
Soy milk and dairy consumption is independently associated with ultrasound attenuation of the heel bone among postmenopausal women: the Adventist Health Study-2.
When Fanning broke a heel bone after being unseated at Wolverhampton in late June, he initially hoped to be riding again within six weeks.
Achilles tendon The large tendon connecting the heel bone to the calf muscle of the leg.
Heel pain is basically the inflammation of a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of the foot, connecting your heel bone to your toes.
13 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association, involved people with injured Achilles' tendons, fibrous tissue that connects the calf to the heel bone.
During the procedure, doctors insert a needle into the area where the fascia connects to the heel bone.