The rear foot is in its anatomical neutral position when its joint spaces from front to back and side to side are uniform and even. That is, there is no deviation or variance in the thickness of the joint space from front to back and side to side.
Rothbarts Foot placed into its'
anatomical neutral position
This abnormal pronation results in misalignments of all the weight-bearing joints in the body, foot to jaw (bad posture). If not successfully treated, the end result is chronic muscle and joint pain.
Abnormal rotation of the foot
until the big toe and its'
adjoining metatarsal rests
on the ground
PreClinical Clubfoot Deformity
(view of right foot) - calcaneus,
talus and metatarsal bones are twisted inward