The First Metatarsal Rise Sign: A Simple, Sensitive Sign of Tibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction

  title={The First Metatarsal Rise Sign: A Simple, Sensitive Sign of Tibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction},
  author={Beat Hintermann and Andr{\'e} G{\"a}chter},
  journal={Foot \& Ankle International},
  pages={236 - 241}
Although foot deformation starts in the early stage of tibialis posterior (TP) tendon dysfunction, this condition is often overlooked or misdiagnosed. We observed consistently a clinical sign of TP tendon dysfunction that, to our knowledge, has not yet been described. Patients were tested while they were standing and fully weightbearing with both feet. When the shank of the affected foot was taken with one hand and externally rotated, or when the heel of the affected foot was taken with one… 

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