What is Fundiform ligament?

According to our observation, the fundiform ligament is independent of the other penile ligaments. Its role is to support the pendulous part of the penis in front of the pubis.

Do females have Fundiform ligament?

It runs from the level of the pubic bone, laterally around the sides of the penis like a sling, and then unites at the base of the penis before going to the septum of the scrotum. It is just superficial to the suspensory ligament. Although rarely mentioned, this ligament is also found in females.

How long does Sinus Tarsi Syndrome take to heal?

Athletes who have undergone ligamentous reconstructions will commonly be immobilized for a 6-week period, followed by a rehabilitation program to regain normal ankle mobility, strength, and balance. Return to athletic activities usually begins at 4 to 6 months post-operatively.

How do you treat sinus tarsi?

The treatment program of STS includes proprioceptive training, balance training, taping and bracing, muscle strengthening exercises and orthese. Some athletes have synovitis of the joint and anti-inflammatory medication would be helpful to reduce the inflammation. Ice on the affected area can help too.

What ligaments are in the sinus tarsi?

Most authors describe five ligaments in the sinus tarsi (Image 3): The interosseous ligament, the cervical ligament, and the medial, intermediate, and lateral roots of the inferior extensor retinaculum.

What is the function of the sinus tarsi?

It is located on the outside of the foot, just in front of your large bony bump (called the lateral malleolus) and the tunnel continues deep into the foot. The sinus tarsi provides stability to the joints of the rear foot during inversion and eversion movements.

What runs through the tarsal sinus?

The tarsal sinus contains blood vessels, nerves, fat and a ligamentous complex, which is comprised of 3-4: medial, intermediate and lateral roots of the inferior extensor retinaculum. lateral cervical ligament. medial talocalcaneal interosseous ligament (ligament of the sinus tarsi)

How do suspensory ligaments heal?

Shockwave therapy and medication of the site of injury may be successful depending on the degree and duration of lameness. If this fails a surgical procedure called a ‘Plantar Metatarsal Neurectomy and Fasciotomy’ can be performed. This is a very common procedure and has a high success rate.

What are Helicine arteries?

The helicine arteries of penis are arteries in the penis. They are found in the corpora cavernosa penis. They are involved in the process of erection.

What is the cardinal ligament?

The cardinal ligament attaches the lateral side of the vagina and cervix to the lateral pelvic wall, which provides support to the vagina and cervix.

Can you stretch the suspensory ligament?

Penile stretching can help prevent the suspensory ligament from scarring after your procedure. Scarring on the ligament can result in your penis retracting back into your body. This often means little or no length gain for men who undergo penis lengthening surgery.