Medial longitudinal scan of MTP joint
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The patient sits, knee flexed, sole of foot on examination couch. The trandsucer is placed longitudinally on the lateral border of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. The metatarsal head and base of proximal phalynx are identified.
Plantar longitudinal scan
Watch a video for healthcare professionals of a plantar longitudinal scan. Skin, subcutaneous fat, plantar fascia and inferior aspect of calcaneus are observed.
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.