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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Accommodative therapy with over the counter heel cups/inserts is used to decrease the impact on the calcaneus by providing an elevated soft cushion.
Harnessing a minimally-invasive, closed technique that uses a nail and cannulated screws, the CALCAnail System is indicated for repair of displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus, but also subtalar arthrodesis following intra-articular fracture of the calcaneus (subtalar osteoarthritis and malunion) or degeneration of the subtalar joint.
[sup][40] Generally 1 cm of dorsal-proximal and 2-3 cm of distal-plantar calcaneus are left intact following the calcaneal resection and the Achilles tendon was reattached to the residual calcaneal bone.
Those standing, however, suffered severe fractures, not just to the calcaneus but to other bones in the ankle and foot.
If the ulcer is on the heel, the posterior calcaneus can be displaced superiorly with surgery (Fig.
These bones work with the talus bone, which connects the foot to the leg, and the calcaneus (heel bone).
Ideally, weight bearing is distributed over the sole in a three-point pattern, i.e., upon the apex of the plantar surface of the calcaneus, upon the first metatarsal head, and upon the fifth metatarsal head (Fig.
Olympic silver medalist Sally Kipyego's outdoor track and field season is in jeopardy after breaking the calcaneus bone in her left heel.
The TTT determines the amount of inversion of the calcaneus when the tibia is stabilised.
Heel pain also can come from a stress fracture to the calcaneus (heel bone).
QUS was measured as BUA at the calcaneus. The incidence of any fragility fracture was ascertained by radiographic reports during the follow-up period from 1994 to 2011.
"He landed falling backwards, so his heels took the impact and the calcaneus bone, that heel bone, is a really painful injury.
He suffered multiple fractures to the right calcaneus and also a fracture to the left calcaneus.
In Achilles tendonitis, calcaneal pathway may change because the Achilles tendon has an insertion into the calcaneus itself.