You may not think of your toes as being important, but they are a large factor in the functioning of a healthy foot. Your toes are complex structures that absorb ground pressure and help you balance as you walk and run. Many of the problems that affect toes are caused by abnormal foot anatomy. Over time, these abnormalities may lead to permanent changes in a toe's appearance, such as a hammertoe or a bunion.
The posteromedial ankle structures are at risk during total ankle replacement (TAR). The purpose of our study was to investigate the distance of these structures from the posterior cortex of the tibia and talus in order to determine their anatomy at different levels of bone resection during a TAR and whether plantarflexion of the ankle reliably moved these structures posteriorly.
Once you know you can safely exercise the main thing to remember is that you need to progress slowly. The 10 percent rule is a guideline many fitness experts use to help both experts and beginners avoid injury, yet they still see continual improvement in performance.
Peroneal tendon tears are a common but under-recognized source of ankle pain and dysfunction. Recognition of the characteristic symptoms, physical findings, and imaging results of peroneal tendon tears is essential for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. This review article focuses on diagnosis and operative treatment of peroneal tendon tears, including the treatment algorithms, operative technique, and published outcomes.