During evaluation of the posterior ankle, attention is paid to the Achilles and plantaris tendons. The description of the clinical evaluation specific to areas of tenderness and/or fullness includes the Thompson test. Measurement protocols are explained with diagnostic criteria noted. Indications for the use of power Doppler are identified and dynamic maneuvers which are helpful in assessing the ankle are explained.<
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