A second diagnostic point is the abnormal position of the calcaneus and scaphoid with relation to the malleoli and astragalus.
If there is a bony projection from the calcaneus, it should be shaved off with the chisel.
The tendo-calcaneus is detached from the calcaneus, the bursa dissected out, and the tendon replaced.
from Latin (os) calcaneum "bone of the heel," from calcem (nominative calx (1)) "heel."
calcaneus cal·ca·ne·us (kāl-kā'nē-əs) or cal·ca·ne·um (-nē-əm)
n. pl. cal·ca·ne·i (-nē-ī') or cal·ca·ne·a (-nē-ə)
The quadrangular bone at the back of the tarsus, the largest of the tarsal bones. Also called heel bone.