Reflecting the authors' experience with over 4000 MR examinations of foot and ankle disorders, this illustrated text provides guidance on all aspects of this field of imaging. It is a practical source of reference and a complete guide to performing and interpreting MRI studies of the foot and ankle. The book provides guidance on how to use the most advanced techniques to achieve high resolution imaging and provides a foundation for understanding the basic principles of MR imaging as well as the variety of pulse sequence options available for assessment of lower extremity disorders. It also shows the latest state-of-the-art techniques for MR angiography and venograpy and other clinically emerging applications of MRI and provides coverage of muscle injuries and sports medicine related applications of MR. It contains more than 600 clear, sharp scans made on the latest generation equipment.