Flat Feet | Pes Planus - Glossary

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Jul 04, 2016
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Glossary

CT Scan: Coaxial tomographic scan is an advanced scanning device.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): A painless method using magnetic fields for taking pictures of internal organs and tissues.

Tendon: A tough, inelastic connective tissue that joins muscle to another structure, usually bone.

Osteotomy: A surgical method of cutting and removing affected bone.

Physiotherapy: Physiotherapy is a type of treatment which restores, maintains and promotes the overall fitness and health.

Orthotic: A device used to correct or control deformed bones, muscles, or joints.

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