ankle

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Synonyms for ankle

a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

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Talocrural and talocalcaneal joint kinematics and kinetics during the stance phase of walking.
To improve the coupling joint motion at the talocrural joint, not just simple posterior talar glide McLean et al.
A radiology technician performed a scout view of the talocrural joint and placed a reference line at the distal tibial plateau, bisecting the region of highest density at the lateral side of the distal tibia.
Muscles innervated by the lower sciatic nerve control plantar flexion and dorsiflexion as well as inversion and eversion of the talocrural (ankle) joint and are therefore critical for standing balance and walking functions.
The tibial nerve initially gives off branches to innervate the gastrocnemius, the soleus, and the plantaris muscles-all of which function to plantar flex the talocrural joint.