Perimalleolar lateral longitudinal scan
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The patient sits, knee flexed with sole of foot on couch. The transducer is placed longitudinally immediately posterior to the lateral malleolus. Skin, subcutaneous fat, peroneus longus and brevis tendons and fibula are visualised.
Perimalleolar lateral transverse scan
Watch the Versus Arthritis healthcare professional video of the perimalleolar lateral transverse ankle scan. Fibula and peroneal tendons are identified.
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.