Ankle Foot and Lower Leg Specific Conditions

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Unformatted text preview: slight Keeping plantarflexion plantarflexion Will usually resolve itself Will with the closing of the growth plate growth Heel cord stretching Dorsiflexor Strengthening Contusions Contusions Heel Bruise Contusion to the Contusion plantar hindfoot plantar Fat Pad invovement Shin Bruise Contusion to anterior Contusion border of the tibia border May lead to periostitis Note that a blow to Note the fibular head can be a more severe injury injury Subluxing Peroneal Tendons Subluxing Rupture of peroneal Rupture superior retinaculum superior Severe cases may Severe also involve inferior also Mechanism Plantarflexion/eversion Dorsiflexion/inversion Complications Disruption of “line of Disruption pull” pull” Dysfunction Subluxing Peroneal Tendons Subluxing History Acute or insidious P! like being kicked posterior to lateral posterior malleolus malleolus Along peroneal tendons Along and retinaculum sites and Inspection Swelling and Swelling ecchymosis ecchymosis Possible visible Possible deformity deformity Palpation P! and tenderness P! posterior to malleolus posterior Functional Tests AROM may elicit AROM popping as subluxation occurs subluxation PROM will not PROM normally yield findings normally Subluxing Peroneal T...
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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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