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quickster2008's version from 2015-12-30 00:48

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What is the normal ankle joint motion during heel contactDF
What is the normal ankle joint motion during propulsion phasePF
What is the normal ankle joint motion during swing phaseDF
What is ankle equinus? less than 10 degrees of available dorsiflexion at the ankle joint when the STJ is in neutral position and the midtarsal joint oblique axis is locked.
is ankle equinus osseous or muscular?both
what plane deformity is ankle equinus?sagittal
What are causes of ankle equinus?
equinus txheel lift (to reduce strain) orthoses(control excessive pronation)
Where is the subtalar joint axis? 16 degrees from the sagittal plane. 42 degrees from the transverse plane.
What happens if the subtalar joint has a more vertical axis? There is more transverse plane motion.
What happens if the subtalar joint has a more horizontal axis?There is more trontal plane motion.
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