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Plantar calcaneonavicular ligament

Other Terms: Calcaneonavicular plantar ligament, Spring Ligament, Ligamentum calcaneonaviculare plantare, Ligament calcanéonaviculaire plantaire

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Group

Lower limb joints - Ankle and foot

Group

Lower limb joints - Ankle and foot

Description

Situated deep to the long plantar ligament, this is a short, thick, wide ligamentous band. It connects the anterior calcaneal tubercle to the plantar surface of the navicular bone.

Function

Stabilizes the talocalcaneonavicular joint. It helps support the lateral longitudinal arch of the foot. Stabilizes the calcaneonavicular bone.

Latin

Ligamentum calcaneonaviculare plantare

French

Ligament calcanéonaviculaire plantaire

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