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Aberrancy of the midtarsal locking mechanism as a causative factor in recurrent ankle sprains.

Abstract

A case is presented relating excessive midtarsal pronation to chronic inversion sprains of the ankle. Motions of the midtarsal joints are discussed and theory of the midtarsal locking mechanism is examined. The necessity of proper orthotic management is emphasized in the treatment of excessive midtarsal pronation.

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Source

MeSH

Adult
Ankle Injuries
Biomechanical Phenomena
Female
Humans
Orthotic Devices
Sprains and Strains
Tarsal Joints

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

2497221

Citation

TY - JOUR T1 - Aberrancy of the midtarsal locking mechanism as a causative factor in recurrent ankle sprains. A1 - Michaud,T C, PY - 1989/4/1/pubmed PY - 1989/4/1/medline PY - 1989/4/1/entrez SP - 135 EP - 41 JF - Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics JO - J Manipulative Physiol Ther VL - 12 IS - 2 N2 - A case is presented relating excessive midtarsal pronation to chronic inversion sprains of the ankle. Motions of the midtarsal joints are discussed and theory of the midtarsal locking mechanism is examined. The necessity of proper orthotic management is emphasized in the treatment of excessive midtarsal pronation. SN - 0161-4754 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/2497221/Aberrancy_of_the_midtarsal_locking_mechanism_as_a_causative_factor_in_recurrent_ankle_sprains_ L2 - https://medlineplus.gov/ankleinjuriesanddisorders.html ER -