Cavus Foot - CavusFoot N.CraigStoneM.D.F.R.C.S.(C)

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    Cavus Foot N. Craig Stone M.D. F.R.C.S.(C) Discipline of Orthopedic Surgery Sept 29, 2003
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Cavus Foot Introduction Definition Anatomy and Pathomechanics Etiology and differential diagnosis Evaluation Clinical and radiographic Treatment
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Cavus Foot Definition Abnormal elevation of the medial arch in  weight bearing Fore foot equinus relative to hindfoot ?what’s normal/abnormal 
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Normal Anatomy and  Biomechanics Forefoot deformity and the windlass mechanism  of the plantar fascia causative Plantar fascia Calcaneal tuberosity – Transverse metatarsal lig –  slips to base of prox phalanx Medial and central portions strongest Stabilizes arch and inverts (with tib post) the hindfoot
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Anatomy and Biomechanics Chopart’s joint supple when hindfoot  everted  Heel strike – hindfoot inverted Midstance – hindfoot everted Shock absorption – now hindfoot supple Toe off
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Cavus Foot - CavusFoot N.CraigStoneM.D.F.R.C.S.(C)

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