Anterior transverse scan of the ankle
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The patient sits, knee flexed and sole of foot on table. The transducer is placed transversely at the level of the malleolus.
Having identified the dome of the talus, tibilias anterior is identified as the largest and most medial of the tendons. Laterally, the extensor hallucis longus and extensor digitorum longus tendons are encountered.
Perimalleolar lateral longitudinal scan
Watch a video of the perimalleolar lateral longitudinal ankle scan. Skin, subcutaneous fat, peroneus longus and brevis tendons and fibula are visualised.
Foot and ankle pain
Our feet and ankles are complex so they can be prone to arthritis or pain. Learn about the causes, exercises and treatments as well as the structure of the foot.