Long-Term Complications of Ankle Arthrodesis — A Survey
In his description of the evolution of the foot and ankle, Morton described the functional anatomy of the human foot, in which we see both essential and non-essential joints . Bipedal gait created a need for sta bility in the foot and, in response, the heel has dropped to the ground and the mid-foot and fore foot have widened to provide us with a sturdy, balanced platform on which to walk.
KeywordsAnkle Arthrodesis Talonavicular Joint Total Ankle Replacement Ankle Fusion Weight Acceptance
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