Midfoot arthritis.

  title={Midfoot arthritis.},
  author={Amar P. Patel and S. T. Rao and Deborah A. Nawoczenski and Adolf S Flemister and Benedict F Digiovanni and Judith F. Baumhauer},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  volume={18 7},
Midfoot arthritis is a common cause of significant pain and disability. Although the medial tarsometatarsal (TMT) joints provide < 7 degrees of sagittal plane motion, the more mobile lateral fourth and fifth TMT joints provide balance and accommodation on uneven ground. These small constrained TMT joints also provide stability and translate the forward propulsion motion of the hindfoot and ankle joint to the forefoot metatarsophalangeal joints from heel rise to toe-off. Posttraumatic… CONTINUE READING
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