equinus

equinus

Orthopedics Fixation of the foot, or part of a foot, in a plantarflexed position it would assume if the distal end of the part is farther away from the tibia Types Talipes equinus–fixed position of plantarflexion of the ankle joint; forefoot equinus—the fixed position of plantar flexed attitude of the forefoot in relation to the rearfoot. See Clubfoot.
References in classic literature ?
"I suppose you've got talipes equinus?" he said, turning suddenly to Philip.
Effect of persistent toe walking on ankle equinus: Analysis of 60 idiopathic toe walkers.
The SegWAY platform is also used in minimally invasive surgery for cubital tunnel syndrome, gastrocnemius equinus contracture and plantar fasciitis.
Haemagogus equinus Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae): In Mexico, 4 species of the genus Haemagogus has been reported, with Hg.
granulosus sensu stricto (s.s.) (genotypes G1-G3), Echinococcus equinus (G4), Echinococcus ortleppi (G5), Elodea canadensis (G6, G7, G8, and G10), and Echinococcus felidis (3).
Roy Frost Marton Poets' corner Equinus Many weights borne on his back The racket of the fatal attack He never played on tennis courts It's the sport of kings he exhorts Every breed and every cross Meekly they bore the loss Now they've remembered them At the National Arboretum A stately and majestic force I refer merely to the horse.
That's where I came up with the idea for 'The Equinus Brace[TM].'"
Equinus is later treated by percutaneous tendoachilles tenotomy if required.
(4) This involvement is characterized by osteoarticular deformities (kyphosis, scoliosis, knee valgus, and equinus foot), joint stiffness with loss of range of motion (ROM), and upper motor neuron impairment (myelopathy, hypertonia, and spasticity).
Talipes equinovarus is a congenital deformity consisting of ankle equinus, hindfoot varus, forefoot adduction and clubfoot is probably the most common congenital orthopaedic condition requiring intensive treatment.