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Subtalar Joint

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Updated May 14, 2008

Subtalar Joint

Foot with the subtalar joint outlined and labeled.

Photo © Terence Vanderheiden, D.P.M.
Definition: The subtalar joint (STJ) is also known as the talocalcaneal joint. It is located in the rearfoot. The subtalar joint is the area between the calcaneus and talus bones.
Also Known As: talocalcaneal joint
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