6) However, impressed by the endoscopic overview of the hindfoot
pathology and the resulting insights into the intimate relationship between the os trigonum and the FHL tendon, and after extensive training, the endoscopic approach was adopted as standard treatment in our clinic in 2002.
The medilogic Flex-Sohle shoe plantar pressure system (T&T medilogic Medizintechnik GmbH, Berlin, Germany) was divided into the following areas: hindfoot
, midfoot, forefoot, first ray, big toe and first metatarsal-phalangeal (MTP) joint area.
This involves several factors including bearing of weight without deformation of the hindfoot
and normal movement of the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia to allow plantigrade locomotion.
The FDA approval of Augment marks a capstone achievement that demonstrates the strength of our science and provides a breakthrough therapeutic option as an alternative to autograft in ankle and hindfoot
fusion procedures," said Robert Palmisano, president and CEO of Wright.
investigator for Augment's American pivotal trial in North America and chief of the foot and ankle service in the department of orthopedic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, said: "The FDA approval of Augment provides a valuable new therapeutic healing option as an alternative to autograft in ankle and/or hindfoot
fusion procedures, which is especially important since the outcomes of these interventions can at times be complicated by delayed union or non-union.
valgus is due to muscle imbalance, with shortening of the Achilles tendon, and a mid-foot break.
We hypothesized that different subtalar joint orientations would not change the foot shape as long as the forefoot and hindfoot
were appropriately aligned.
For analysis, we included tracks only if collected under the following criteria: 1) the surface of the terrain was flat; 2) the imprint was on loose dirt or silt substrate (no sand or mud); and 3) at least 1 front and 1 hindfoot
track was collected.
Patients "who walked more on the lateral hindfoot
and those with pes cavus [high arch] were unlikely to respond to lateral wedges.
Dysfunction of the tendon either from degenerative changes or inflammatory disorders results in an acquired flat foot with valgus hindfoot
and forefoot abduction.
had a forearm of 81 mm, tail of 60 mm, hindfoot
of 15mm, and ear length of 38mm (Schmidly 2004).
Amputation is frequently required to treat wet gangrene secondary to peripheral vascular disease, with numerous procedures reported including: limited digital, ray, transmetatarsal, and hindfoot