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Fibrosis between the FHL and the Flexor Digitorum tendons mimicking Plantar Fasciopathy

November 9, 2010

In this clip taken at a Functional Anatomic Palpation Systems (F.A.P.)™ ‘Lower Limb’ seminar this past weekend in Ottawa Ontario, Dr. Mike Chivers (certified Functional Anatomy Seminars Instructor) discusses how friction caused by fascial fibrosis between the flexor hallucis longus and flexor digitorum tendons in the foot can lead to an incorrect diagnosis of plantar fasciopathy (fasciitis).  The figures below review the pertinent anatomy.









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