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Distal Tibiofibular Joint and ankle joint

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Distal Tibiofibular Joint (part of tibiofibular syndesmosis)
A fibrous joint
Distal Tibiofibular Joint: articular surfaces:
a rough, triangular articular area on the medial surface of the inferior end of the fibula articulates with a facet on the inferior end of the tibia
Distal Tibiofibular Joint: interosseous ligament:
a principal connection between tibia and fibula
anterior and posterior inferior tibiofibular ligaments
strengthen anterior and posterior aspects of the joint
anterior and posterior inferior tibiofibular ligaments
strengthen anterior and posterior aspects of the joint
Inferior transverse tibiofibular ligament:
strong connection between distal ends of
two bones; forms the posterior "wall" of a
"socket" for the talus
Distal Tibiofibular Joint to accomodate
the talus during dorsiflexion of
the foot
Ankle Joint
A hinge type of synovial joint
Lateral ligament: reinforces the lateral side of the joint. It consists of:
anterior talofibular ligament, calcaneofibular ligament, posterior talofibular ligament
Medial (deltoid) ligament attaches to:
talus, calcaneus and navicular respectively.
Transverse tarsal joint
Talonavicular joint & Calcaneocuboid joint
foot joints:
Transverse tarsal joint
Subtalar joint
Tarsometatarsal joints
Intermetatarsal joints
Metatarsophalangeal joints
Interphalangeal joints
Subtalar joint (articulation)
talus articulates with calcaneus
Subtalar joint (movements)
Inversion and eversion, Rotation Dorsiflexion and plantarflexion
Plantar calcaneonavicular ligament
calcaneus to the posteroinferior surface of the navicular
Long plantar ligament
passes from the calcaneus to the cuboid
Plantar calcaneocuboid ligament (short ligament)
from
the anterior aspects of calcaneus to the inferior surface of the cuboid
Longitudinal arch: medial part
(composed of calcaneus, talus, navicular, three cuneiforms and three metatarsals
Longitudinal arch: lateral part
calcaneus, cuboid, lateral two metatarsals
transverse arch
cuboid, cuneiforms, and bases of the
metatarsals
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