Disorders / injuries foot / ankle

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    Achilles tendon rupture

    In case of Achilles tendon rupture, the Achilles tendon, which is the strongest tendon in the human body, tears. The Achilles tendon contributes to movements during which...
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    Calcaneal spur

    A calcaneal spur is a protruding bone, also called osteophyte, on the plantar fascia either on the inferior side of the calcaneum (heel bone) or its posterior side on the Achilles tendon.
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    Haglund´s deformity

    Haglund’s deformity is also called Haglund’s disease and named after the Swedish orthopedist Patrick Haglund. It is a small, often pointy ossification at the heel at the base of the Achilles tendon.
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    Os trigonum syndrome

    The os trigonum is a small additional bone that is located at the backside of the ankle at the talus bone. According to estimations, 3-15 % of adults have an os trigonum that may cause...
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    Sprained ankle / strained ankle

    In case of a strained ankle or ankle strain, the ligaments of the ankle are overstretched. The ligaments stabilize the ankle and make a certain range of motion possible.
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