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toe comp foot anatomy

Name the tarsal bones medial, middle and lateral cuneiforms, cuboid, scaphoid (navicular), calcaneus (os calcis), talus (astralagus)
What are the alternate names for the cuneiform bones? 1, 2, 3
What is the alternate name for the scaphoid tarsal? navicular
What is the alternate name for the calcaneus tarsal? os calcis
What is the alternate name for the talus tarsal? astralagus
What joints make up the ankle mortise? talofibular and tibiotalar
What is the largest, strongest tarsal? calcaneus
What makes up the ball of the foot? the 5 metatarsal heads
What is the purpose of the longitudinal arch? it acts as a shock absorber
What attaches to the calcaneal tuberosity? calcaneal/Achilles tendon
What purpose does the transverse arch serve? support
At what angles does the talar articular surface slope? 33-40 degrees
How do the malleoli lie in relation to each other? lateral malleolus lies 15-20 degrees more posterior
Pott’s fracture avulsion fracture of the medial malleolus with loss of the ankle mortise
Jones fracture avulsion fracture of the base of the 5th metatarsal
Created by: annaluz87