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Palpation of soft tissue

The Achilles tendon is easily visible and palpable.1t inserts at the upper and posterior border of the caleaneus. The plantar aspect of the calcaneus is covered by a soft heel pad. The tip of the lateral malleolus is level with the lateral jOint line of the talocaleanean joint. Its inferior border extends about 1 em […]

A Patient’s Guide to Peroneal Tendon Problems

Introduction

Problems affecting the two peroneal tendons that lie behind the outer ankle bone (the lateral malleolus) are common in athletes. These problems mainly occur in the area where the two tendons glide within a fibrous tunnel behind the lateral malleolus.

This guide will help you understand

how peroneal tendon problems develop how doctors diagnose […]