Ankle Fusion Surgery (Arthrodesis) This 3D medical video depicts the anatomy and function of the ankle joint, as well as the common reasons for having an ankle fusion surgical procedure. A brief overview of what happens in an anterior ankle fusion surgical procedure is shown. By: Nucleus Medical Media.
Swelling in your feet and ankle joints is called edema, as well as there are a lot of things that can trigger the problem, from hypertension to pregnancy. Just what’s happening in your body is having difficulty battling gravitational force to move blood and also fluids back up your legs, so your ankles, feet, or even your legs could begin to swell. Here are top 10 natural remedies for swollen feet & ankles.
Calf Raises — Basic: Raising the heels destabilizes your ankle joints. Not only are you strengthening your calves with this exercise, but you're also challenging the muscles that support the ankle joint. Just one of the many exercises we do in class!
The structure of bird feet is set up so that the foot automatically grasps when the ankle joint is bent. This automatic grip allow birds to sleep while perching, and for raptors clench/grasp prey as the leg is folded on impact. The mechanism of the foot is ingenious…. there’s no muscle in there at all. The foot is powered entirely by a pulley system of tendons.