Plantar transverse scan
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The patient lies prone, foot overhanging the end of the examination couch. The transducer is placed transversely on the plantar surface of the calcaneus. The medial tuberosity of the calcaneus and plantar fascia are visualised.
Dorsal longitudinal scan of MTP joint
Watch our video of the dorsal longitudinal scan of the MTP joint in the foot. The metatarsal head and proximal phalynx with extensor tendon 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.