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Foot-Club

DFOOT3V

ROUTINES: AP & Lateral simulated wt bearing & a Lateral with the foot in dorsiflexion.

DISTANCE: 40”

BUCKY: No

FOCAL SPOT: Small

IMAGING PLATE: 8x10 or 10x12 CR cassette

CENTRAL RAY: Same as foot.

HELPFUL POSITIONING:

  • AP simulated wt bearing:
    1. Angle 30° cephalic.
    2. Make sure tibia is lined up with calcaneous.
    3. Apply pressure down on bent knees.
  • Lateral simulated wt bearing:
    1. Heel must be flat on plexiglass.
    2. Apply pressure to entire base of foot.
  • Lateral with foot in dorsiflexion.
    1. Use plexiglass to push up on entire base of foot.
    2. Flex foot up toward head.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Dr.Wintersteen will position.

SEE ALSO/OTHER VIEWS:
Plantar flexion-force foot down.
Dorsal flexion-force foot up.

Updated 10/25/1990

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