Gait analysis after talonavicular joint fusion: 2 Case reports

William D. Fishco, Mark W. Cornwall

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The purpose of this study was to analyze the alterations in frontal-plane hindfoot motion and in plantar pressure in 2 patients (3 feet) after talonavicular joint fusion. Three-dimensional movement of the hindfoot was recorded by using an electromagnetic motion analysis system. The results indicated that frontal-plane hindfoot motion of the operative foot was substantially reduced during the stance phase of walking. In addition, each patient's frontal-plane hindfoot angle while in the resting standing position was decreased and plantar pressure under the medial longitudinal arch was reduced after surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-247
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2004


  • gait
  • hindfoot kinematics
  • plantar pressure
  • talonavicular joint fusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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