Skip to main content
Open Access Publications from the University of California

UC San Diego

UC San Diego Previously Published Works bannerUC San Diego

Pictorial review: foot axes and angles.

  • Author(s): Gentili, A
  • Masih, S
  • Yao, L
  • Seeger, LL
  • et al.

Using radiographs and diagrams, this article reviews the most commonly used axes and angles of the foot, including: longitudinal axis of the rearfoot, collum tali axis, talocalcaneal angle, cuboid abduction angle, longitudinal axis of the lesser tarsus, lesser tarsus angle, talonavicular angle, longitudinal axis of the metatarsus, forefoot adductus angle, metatarsus adductus angle, first intermetatarsal angle, hallux valgus angle, proximal and distal articular set angles, and hallux interphalangeal angle, plane of support, collum tali axis, talar declination angle, calcaneal inclination axis, lateral talocalcaneal angle, first metatarsal declination axis and calcaneal inclination angle.

Many UC-authored scholarly publications are freely available on this site because of the UC's open access policies. Let us know how this access is important for you.

Main Content
Current View