Rocker bottom foot
|Rocker bottom foot|
|Classification and external resources|
Rocker bottom foot, also known as congenital vertical talus, is an anomaly of the foot. It is characterized by a prominent calcaneus (heel bone) and a convex rounded bottom of the foot. It gets its name from the foot's resemblance to the bottom of a rocking chair.
- Development of the calcaneal part of the foot
- Repositioning of the navicular bone
- New adjustment of the ankle, and
- Various stabilization measures including the Grice operation and transposition of various tendons.
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