The Gastrocnemius is the largest and most superficial of calf muscles and the main propellant in walking and running. This issue of Foot and Ankle Clinics will cover everything from the anatomy and biomechanics to surgical techniques.
This issue will cover the following: Re-Evaluating the Classification of Posterior Tibial Tendon Deficiency, Achilles Tendon and the Gastrocnemius Soleus Complex, Insertional Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, Tarsal Coalitions in the Adult population, Tendon Transfer Options in Managing the Flexible AAFF, Anterior Tibial Tendon Transfer, Calcaneal Osteotomies as an Adjuvant in AAFF, Lateral Column Lengthening Osteotomies, Correction of the AAFF, Recurrent Deformity in a Flexible Foot, Rigid Arthritic Flat Foot in the Adults, Talonavicular Arthrodesis in the Abducted Flexible or Rigid Foot, Stage IV PTTD
Topics include: Hammer Toe Surgery: Arthroplasty, Arthrodesis, or Plantar Plate Repair?; End Stage Hallux Rigidus: Cheilectomy, Implant or Arthrodesis?; Early Weightbearing of the Lapidus Arthrodesis; Is it Feasible?; End Stage Ankle Arthritis; Exostectomy, Implant or Arthrodesis?; Gastrocnemius Recession or Tendo-Achilles Lengthening for the Diabetic Foot?; Subtalar Joint Arthroeresis and its Role in Pediatric or Adult population; and Diabetic Charcot Foot and Ankle Reconstruction: Internal, External or Combined Fixation?