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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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Segment Proximal boundary Distal boundary Upper Arm Glenohumeral Joint Humeroulnar Joint Forearm Humeroulnar Joint Ulnocarpal Joint Hand Ulnocarpal Joint Distal Phalanges Thigh Shank Femoral Head Tibiofemoral Joint Tibiofemoral Joint Talocrural Joint Foot Talocrural Joint Distal Phalanges Segment Basic description (a) Upper Arm Commences between the head of the Humerus and glenoid fossa of the Scapula, separating the upper arm from the trunk; Ending at the elbow axis, noted by the trochlea of the Humerus and olecranon process of the Ulna.
Some physiotherapy protocols recommend early passive mobilization of the talocrural joint after surgery1.
It most often involves the foot and talocrural joint, The presentation corresponds with the C4 to C6 CEAP stage classification (Classification of Chronic Venous Insufficiency of the Lower Limbs) and depends on the degree of obstruction and collaterant circulation.
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.
In healthy individuals three joints (the talocrural joint, the subtalar joint and the tibiofibular syndesmosis) of the ankle complex work in concert to allow coordinated movement of the rear foot [11] i.
Active dorsiflexion of the talocrural joint of both feet was equal, but passive dorsiflexion of the right foot was painful.
Also, the talocrural joint forms a class one lever with the rest of the foot.