calcaneal tuberosity

cal·ca·ne·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
the posterior extremity of the calcaneus, or os calcis, forming the projection of the heel.

calcaneal tuberosity

a transverse elevation on the plantar surface of the calcaneus to which are attached the abductor digiti minimi, the long plantar ligament, and various other muscles, including the abductor hallucis and the flexor digitorum brevis.

cal·ca·ne·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

(kal-kā'nē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
The posterior extremity of the calcaneus, or os calcis, forming the projection of the heel.
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Lateral radiographs obtained with the foot in plantar flexion may show the os trigonum or lateral talar tubercle impinged between the posterior-tibial malleolus and the calcaneal tuberosity.
In chronic, intermittent plantar fascial pain, I recommend a 50-50 combination of Traumeel and Zeel mixed with half-percent Marcaine plain given as an injection at the trigger point area of tenderness, around the plantar medial calcaneal tuberosity area of the foot, along with the following acupuncture points: KI 3, KI 4, and KI 5.
These findings support the notion of an etiologic role for compression of the inferior calcaneal nerve as it passes anterior to the medial calcaneal tuberosity in the development of Baxter's neuropathy.
Lateral radiographs obtained with the foot in plantar flexion may show the os trigonum impinged between the posterior tibia malleolus and the calcaneal tuberosity (Figure 8).