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Subtalar joint


3 facets: anterior, mid and posterior

The anterior and mid facets form the anterior subtalar joint

Posterior subtalar facet forms the posterior subtalar joint which is a separate joint cavity. It bears 50% of the weight and in 15% of population communicates with ankle joint. Inversion, eversion and gliding motion permitted in this joint

Anterior subtalar joint communicates with the talonavicular joint. This complex is called the talocalcaneonavicular joint

Stabilized by interosseous, deltoid and calcaneofibular ligaments

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