ankle joint

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Noun1.ankle joint - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talusankle joint - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
anklebone, astragal, astragalus, talus - the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
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Total ankle replacement is a surgical process for replacing injured skeleton in the ankle joint. This process is performed by placing a plastic or metal embed on top of the ankle bone and at the end of the shin bone.
Arthroscopy means inducing a small 4.5mm camera inside the knee or ankle joint and working with specially designed instruments, so no large cut is made, hence minimal injury to soft tissues.
It is characterized by any twisting in the ankle joint, may lead to trauma the ligament which its function is connecting the ankle bones together.
In these previous studies, to undergo repetitive and passive stretch-shortening of the plantar flexors, the ankle joint was dorsi-flexed in a large range from the anatomical position or plantar flexion of 20[degrees] to around the maximum dorsiflexion range of motion (DFROM) angle (McNair et al., 2001; Yeh et al., 2007).
Dancers often demonstrate increased ankle joint laxity and subsequent decreased innate (passive) joint stiffness that may place them at risk of injury.
I felt his left leg and there was a swollen area just above the ankle joint.
An MRI scan has revealed that I have build up of fluid in the ankle joint which might require a small procedure and then an extended period of rest."
On the first day, the medical team conducted 13 surgical operations that varied between tissue damage of the leg with ankle joint exposure, disfigurement of the nose, scar and skin contraction in the corner of the mouth, loss of part of the ear, three nasal cartilage operations and fevers, two operations for elbow fractures, and gunshot wounds in the face and spine.
Episurf Medical AB (STO:EPISB), a provider of minimally invasive and personalised treatment alternatives for people with painful joint injuries, announced on Wednesday the initiation of the development of a new line of personalised Episealer implant products intended for osteochondral lesions of the talus bone in the ankle joint.
In his experience, patients who have that procedure over time develop the ability to compensate for that with other movement in the ankle joint. Bader said he thought the matter was going to end up in court.
[25] found that the axes of ankle joint vary with the foot orientation, which may also impede the application of the biaxial mode.