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The distal process on the medial tibial surface is the "medial malleolus".

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Does the tibial collateral ligament provide medial or lateral support for the knee?

The tibial collateral ligament provides medial support for the knee. It's also called the medial collateral ligament.

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Posterior tibial artery.

What is the bony landmark of the tibia?

There are more than one - the tibial tuberosity is just below the knee, the medial malleolus is part of the ankle joint. There are several bony marking on the tibia. These can include the tibial tuberosity, the tibial crest, ans the medial malleolus.

What is the artery palpated above the medial malleolus?

The artery palpated above the medial malleolus is the posterior tibial artery. The posterior tibial artery caries blood to the posterior compartment of the leg and foot.

Briely describe the the location of posterior tibial artery pulses?

They are right behind (directly posterior to) the tibial malleolus on the medial side

Is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome the same as shin splints?

The best way to find out if Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is the same as shin splints would be to look the information up in the medical book or ask a doctor.

What ligaments bind the bones together?

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Is the Tibial collateral ligament joined to the joint capsule?

The tibial collateral ligament is also known as the medial collateral ligament and is joint proximally to the Medial Condyle of the femur and distally to the body of the tibia a little bit below the condyle level. No

Do the medial and lateral malleoli of the femur articulate distally with the tibia?

The medial malleolus is on the tibia and the lateral malleolus is on fibula. The femur does not have malleoli. It articulates distally with the tibial plateau.

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Where are the distal pulses located on a human body?

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Where are the pulses of the foot?

The pulses that are routinely checked are the dorsalis pedis pulse, which is located on the top of the foot and the posterior tibial pulse, which is behind the medial malleolus of the ankle.

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What is a posterior tibial pulse?

Posterior tibial pulse is a pulse that can be felt on the inside (big toe side) of your ankle. It is just below and behind the medial malleolus (that big bony part that sticks out on the inside part of your ankle). Usually felt by a doctor to check how well your peripheral circulation is working.

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Where can you find the posterior tibial pulse?

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Proximal to distal (arterial) - aorta, common iliac, external iliac, common femoral, superficial femoral, popliteal, (trifurcation to) perneal, anterior and posterior tibial, deep plantar, dorsal digital. Distal to proximal (venous) - dorsal digital, great saphenous, external iliac, common iliac, inferior vena cava Proximal to distal (arterial) - aorta, common iliac, external iliac, common femoral, superficial femoral, popliteal, (trifurcation to) perneal, anterior and posterior tibial, deep plantar, dorsal digital. Distal to proximal (venous) - dorsal digital, great saphenous, external iliac, common iliac, inferior vena cava

Does a medial tibial fracture normally need surgery to repair?

Not necessarily, it very much depends on different factors such as: exact type of fracture, whether there is any displacement of the fracture, the age and functional expectations of the patient etc. If you are talking about a displaced medial tibial plateaux fracture (Shatzker grade 4) in a young active person, then YES it would need to be fixed. An undisplaced fracture in an elderly patient with limited mobility probably would not need fixed surgically but treated in a cast brace.

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