Flashcards in Bones of the foot Deck (14)
What are the 3 main groups of bones in the foot?
How many Tarsal bones are there?
What can the tarsal bones be categorised into?
Which Tarsal bones are in the Proximal group?
How can fractures to the Talus occur?
Neck fractures during excessive dorsiflexion of the foot.
Body fractures from jumping at a height.
How can fractures to the Calcaneus occur?
Commonly fractured by jumping from a height (as it is the main bone that transmits the weight of the body to the ground)
What is the intermediate Tarsal bone?
What does the Navicular articulate with posteriorly?
What does the Navicular articulate with Laterally?
What does the Navicular articulate with anteriorly?
What are the 4 distal bones?
How are the metatarsals named?
I to V with I being the great toe
What does the Metatarsals articulate with?
At the base - Cuboid and Cuneiforms
Distal end - Phalanges of the toes