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Medial approach to the calcaneus

Indications

The medial approach is used most commonly for displaced fractures of the sustentaculum tali.
Almost all calcaneal fractures are best approached laterally or posteriorly, but sustentacular fractures, which make up a small percentage (< 10%) of calcaneal fractures, are best approached through the medial side of the hindfoot.