“The tibial shaft was unstable, so you managed the fracture with calcaneal pin traction, is that correct?”. From Wordnik.com. [Spider Bones] Reference
I believe I may be having the Evans procedure, possibly Achilles tendon lengthening, and / or a calcaneal fusion type procedure. From Wordnik.com. [[Help] Most Recent Posts] Reference
It is bounded anteriorly by a deep depression which is continued backward and medialward in the form of a groove, the calcaneal sulcus. From Wordnik.com. [II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus] Reference
The middle calcaneal articular surface is small, oval in form and slightly convex; it articulates with the upper surface of the sustentaculum tali of the calcaneus. From Wordnik.com. [II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus] Reference
NeXRadiology - Promoting Excellence in Medical Imaging: Achilles ... 49 year old man with chronic pain just above the calcaneal bone in the vicinity of the insertion of Achilles tendon. From Wordnik.com. [We Blog A Lot] Reference
Favre was able to practice this week despite a calcaneal avulsion a small pulling away of some bone fragments in his foot, showing decent mobility and no changes to his throwing mechanics. From Wordnik.com. [SI.com] Reference
A common injury in young players is Sever disease, or technically, calcaneal apophysitis, which is attributable, at least in part, to playing on hard fields with cleats that don't have enough heel and arch support. From Wordnik.com. [Medlogs - Recent stories] Reference
The lateral malleolar net-work is formed by the anterior lateral malleolar branch of the anterior tibial, the lateral tarsal branch of the dorsalis pedis, the perforating and the lateral calcaneal branches of the peroneal, and twigs from the lateral plantar artery. From Wordnik.com. [VI. The Arteries. 6d. The Anterior Tibial Artery] Reference
The Lateral calcaneal (ramus calcaneus lateralis; external calcaneal) are the terminal branches of the peroneal artery; they pass to the lateral side of the heel, and communicate with the lateral malleolar and, on the back of the heel, with the medial calcaneal arteries. From Wordnik.com. [VI. The Arteries. 1F. The Posterior Tibial Artery] Reference
This eminence is concave above, and articulates with the middle calcaneal articular surface of the talus; below, it is grooved for the tendon of the Flexor hallucis longus; its anterior margin gives attachment to the plantar calcaneonavicular ligament, and its medial, to a part of the deltoid ligament of the ankle-joint. From Wordnik.com. [II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus] Reference
The medial, situated in front of the middle calcaneal facet, is convex, triangular, or semi-oval in shape, and rests on the plantar calcaneonavicular ligament; the lateral, named the anterior calcaneal articular surface, is somewhat flattened, and articulates with the facet on the upper surface of the anterior part of the calcaneus. From Wordnik.com. [II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus] Reference
Other astragalar facets include a narrow convex articular surface for the cuboid adjacent to the deeply notched surface for the navicular, a small curved surface laterally for articulation with the ectal facet of the calcaneum, a proximodistally elongated convex facet ventrally for long excursion on the calcaneal sustentacular surface, and a small facet adjacent to the cuboid facet for articulation with the calcaneum. From Wordnik.com. [PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles] Reference
The inferior or plantar surface is uneven, wider behind than in front, and convex from side to side; it is bounded posteriorly by a transverse elevation, the calcaneal tuberosity, which is depressed in the middle and prolonged at either end into a process; the lateral process, small, prominent, and rounded, gives origin to part of the Abductor digiti quinti; the medial process, broader and larger, gives attachment, by its prominent medial margin, to the Abductor hallucis, and in front to the Flexor digitorum brevis and the plantar aponeurosis; the depression between the processes gives origin to the Abductor digiti quinti. From Wordnik.com. [II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus] Reference
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