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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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.
Tenders invited for Custom made left kafo with solid non articulated afo without ankle joint & right kafo with drop lock with ankle joint with knee cap.
1997) reported that the increased restriction by HS limited ankle joint RoM in the frontal and sagittal planes.
Palaeontologists working in a quarry in southeastern France uncovered the quarter-inch-long bone, the lower part of the ankle joint.
The bony congruity between the talus, tibia, and fibula provides inherent stability to the ankle joint, thus protecting against primary osteoarthritis (OA).
He said that the ankle joint was unsuitable for arthroscopy because of the anatomy.
But all year Kruis (above) was playing in discomfort with what proved to be two bits of floating bone in the ankle joint.
These fractures are caused by the dome of talus being driven into the tibia plafond, as the talus dome like a pestle is driven into the distal tibia through the ankle joint called as Pilon Fracture name coined by French radiologist, Etienne Destot.
However, how the AT adapts to swimming training compared with training with gravity is not clear, nor is the adaptation of ankle joint stiffness and leg strength to swimming training.
Left knee angle: the left knee angle joint is the peak; the left ankle joint and left hip joint respectively forms two lines with the left hip joint;
Background: The movement around ankle joint is very important because of the cultural practices, which involve squatting and sitting cross-legged.