Foot and ankle history and clinical examination: A guide to everyday practice

World J Orthop. 2017 Jan 18;8(1):21-29. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i1.21.


This review summarises the key points in taking a history and performing a comprehensive clinical examination for patients with foot and/or ankle problems. It is a useful guide for residents who are preparing for their specialty exams, as well as family doctors and any other doctor who has to deal with foot and ankle problems in adults.

Keywords: Ankle; Examination and clinical assessment; Foot; History.

Publication types

  • Review