plantar arch


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deep plantar (arterial) arch

the arterial arch formed by the lateral plantar artery running across the bases of the metatarsal bones and anastomosing with the dorsalis pedis artery via the deep plantar artery;
Synonym(s): arcus plantaris profundus [TA]

plan·tar arch

(plan'tahr ahrch)
1. The arterial arch formed by the lateral plantar artery running across the bases of the metatarsal bones and anastomosing with the dorsalis pedis artery.
2. Either of two bony arches of the foot, longitudinal arch or transverse arch.
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In this section, the proposed method for parabola detection is applied on synthetic images and medical images of the retina and human plantar arch. In order to assess the proposed method, it is compared with the Hough transform by applying the algorithm of Sanchez found in the MATLAB central [25] and by running the Hough transform for parabolic shapes algorithm provided by the MIPAV [26] software, that can be downloaded from the website [37].
and Gabrielli et al., have illustrated the contributing arteries and the positioning of the plantar arch within the foot, documenting a few anatomical variations in this region.
* Unsuited shoes--heels that are too high; shoes that do not support the plantar arch; going suddenly from heels shoes to no heels;
In contrast, the longer tendon of the peroneus longus turns under the lateral border of the foot at the cuboid bone and travels medially across the sole of the foot, under the plantar arch, to insert upon the plantar aspect of the medial cuneiform and base of the first metatarsal.
The height of the internal plantar arch of both feet was measured before and after training, estimating the flexibility of the plantar arch (percentage change in height of arch between both situations).
We can also notice a correction in the distribution in both limbs but especially in the left one after stimulation, with the formation of plantar arch (disappearance of the contact in this zone).
Standing on both feet requires a stable plantar arch with activity of both passive (fascia and ligaments) and active (musculotendinous) elements.