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Flashcards in Foot and Ankle Deck (14):
1

who is more affected by forefoot problems?

women (heels)

2

who needs special attention to foot exam?

diabetes
PVD
neuropathy

3

what does bilateral foot pain indicate?

spinal etiology

4

what should you do when evaluating foot pain?

look at their shoes

5

what should pt be doing when evaluating ankle and foot?

in weight bearing

6

what is pes cavus?

high arch

7

what is accessory navicular?

extra bone

8

what is pes planus?

flat feet

9

what is common with pes planus ppl?

lateral ankle pain
posterior tibial tendonitis

10

what is the too many toes sign?

looking at pt from behind shows too many toes (indicates flat feet)

11

which is the MCC sprained ligament of the ankle?

anterior talofibular ligament

12

where is the morton's neuroma?

between 3rd and 4th metatarsal space

13

what is thompson's test?

evaluates achilles
squeeze calf muscle and foot should plantarflex

14

what is the squeeze test/

squeeze tibia/fibula together in mid calf
pain indicates high ankle sprain or syndesmosis sprain

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