Anatomic Spring Ligament and Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction: New Concept of Double Bundle PTT and a Novel Technique for Spring Ligament

Document Type : TECHNICAL NOTE


1 Orthopedic Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

3 Lardsin Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

4 MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA


A new technique in spring ligament reconstruction using medial half of posterior tibial tendon is demonstrated as a means of supporting the arch. In addition a new concept of double bundle PTT reconstruction based on anatomical attachments of original PTT is presented with the goal of obtaining the full function of PTT.


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