Ankle Foot and Lower Leg Specific Conditions

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Unformatted text preview: Night splint Night (dorsiflexion) (dorsiflexion) Short leg cast may be Short required required Heel cord stretching Additional Treatment Additional Symptomatic Treatment RICE Limiting activity Heel Cord Stretching 2-3X daily NSAIDS Steroidal injections as a last resort Morton’s Toe Morton Congenital Congenital 2nd MT longer than 1st Weight bearing Weight altered during gait altered Callus formation likely More on 2nd than 1st May result in stress fx May formation formation Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Tarsal Components of the Tarsal Components Tunnel Tunnel Tom—tibialis posterior Dick—flexor digitorum Dick—flexor longus longus And—tibial artery Nervous—tibial nerve Harry—flexor hallicus Harry—flexor longus longus Boundaries Medial Malleolus Retinaculum superior Osseous floor Etiology Conditions that Conditions compromise the integrity of the tunnel of Tenosynovitis Fracture Excessive pronation Acute trauma Symptoms may mimic Symptoms plantar fasciitis plantar Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Tarsal Signs and Symptoms P! and paresthesia Positive Tinel’s sign Weakness Muscle atrophy Following course of Following tibial nerve tibial NSAIDS/ antiiinflammatory nflammatory medication medication Modalities Correct initial problem Orthotics Surgery as last resort Fractures Specific to the Lower Leg Fractures Avulsion Jones’s—styloid of 5th MT Pott’s—bilateral malleolar fx Osteochondral—cartilage involvement Fracture Dislocation Stress Fractures Osteochondritis Dissic...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2014 for the course ATHT 363 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '11 term at S.E. Louisiana.

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