Subtalar instability: a biomechanical cadaver study

  title={Subtalar instability: a biomechanical cadaver study},
  author={Stefan Weindel and Rainer Schmidt and Stefan Rammelt and Lutz Claes and Arndt von Campe and Susanne Rein},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
Subtalar instability is thought to be one of the possible causes for chronic functional instability of the foot and ankle. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent of ligament injury that is followed by subtalar instability and to depict consecutive pathologic joint motion. Twelve fresh human cadaver lower legs were investigated with respect to pathologic motion and mobility of the subtalar joint in a modified spinal column simulator after arthrodesis of the talocrural articulation… CONTINUE READING