About this module

In this module, we'll cover the plantar foot. We'll have a look at the anatomy and sono anatomy of the plantar foot. Through live demonstrations, we'll show normal ultrasound findings and scanning techniques. After having discussed the normal situation, we'll start looking at pathology findings and scanning techniques to uncover abnormalities of the plantar foot.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1 - Clinical anatomy

    • Soft tissue plantar foot and fascia plantaris

    • Extrinsic muscles and tendons

    • Quiz: Clinical anatomy plantar foot

  • 2

    Chapter 2 - Normal ultrasound findings and scanning technique

    • Subcalcaneal fat chamber structure

    • Extrinsic tendons of the foot

    • Fascia plantaris, central and lateral bundle

    • Quiz: Scanning technique plantar foot

  • 3

    Chapter 3 - Pathology

    • Fasciitis plantaris, fascial ruptures, plantar fibromatosis, fat chamber lesion

    • Case Discussion: Fibromatosis

    • Fat chambers