Plantar Plate Injuries/Repair and Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomies
- Describe the anatomy of the plantar plate and its associated structures
- Describe the diagnostic work up of plantar plate injuries including proper use of MRI and diagnostic ultrasound.
- Describe the rationale for performing a shortening osteotomy and plantar plate repair through a dorsal incisional approach
- Describe the technical tips/pearls of addressing plantar plate injuries through a shortening osteotomy and plantar plate repair using a dorsal incisional approach.
Adam Fleischer, DPM