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What is the Subtalar Joint?

By January 23, 2013

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The subtalar joint is positioned below the ankle joint. It  is a joint between the calcaneus (heel bone) and the talus, which is the bone that sits above it. Also known as the talocalcaneal joint, the subtalar joint is actually three separate articulations between the two bones. The subtalar joint is a common problem area of the foot and can be associated with functional problems such as flat feet and over-pronation, arthritis, and fractures. Read more...

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