PLANTAR PLATE TEAR (BRISBANE/GOLD COAST)

PLANTAR PLATE TEAR (BRISBANE/GOLD COAST)

The plantar plate is a deep fibrocartilaginous structure which originates from metatarsal heads and attaches to the proximal phalanx through the joint capsule within the forefoot Functions of the plantar plate Stabilize the metatarsophalangeal joint Assist in the windlass mechanism due to its attachment to the plantar fascia Resist hyperextension of the metatarsophalangeal joint and

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