Anatomy of the Tibia

The tibia runs from the knee to the ankle. It is prismoid in shape and is wider on the upper end, while it constricts in the lower part.

A diagram showing the anatomy of the tibia

On its upper end, the tibia is connected to femur at knee joint, while on its lower end it joins with talus (the anklebone) to form the ankle joint. On its outer side, it is connected to the other bone of the lower leg called fibula.

The tibia is considered the strongest weight bearing bone in human body and anatomically it is divided into three parts:

The upper end (proximal extremity) which is large and has two prominences called medial and lateral condyles.

The body or Shaft, which has three surfaces:

The lower end (distal extremity) it is smaller than the upper one. On its inner side it has a strong projection called medial malleolus, which we know as the bump on the inner side of the ankle.

In males, the two tibia bones are arranged parallel to each other, while in females, the two bones are present in a slightly oblique fashion; the lower end being more outwards than the upper end.


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THE KEY STEPS TO GETTING THE RIGHT SIZE DOCPODS:

FULL LENGTH INSOLES 

NON FULL LENGTH INSOLES 

1. Measure your existing shoe insole:

 1. Measure from your heel to ball of foot:


 

2. Then compare your measurements from above to match the product size charts below:
(you can trim to fit the insoles by approximately 1cm)


Docpods Regular Size Guide - for Slimline, 3 Quarter, Sports


  US UK EURO SLIMLINE 3 QUARTER  SPORTS 
Size  cm cm cm
Small  4-7  4-8  3-6.5  4-7.5  35-40 16  16.3  25.8
Medium  7-9   8-10  6-9  7-10  39-43  17.4 17.2  27.4
Large   9-13  10-14  8-12  9-13  42-47 19.3   18.2 29.4

Docpods Ultra Size Guide - for Ultra Soft

  XXS XS S M L XL
EURO  34  35.5-37.5  38-40  40.5-42  42.5-44  44.5-46.5
UK  2.5  3-4.5  5-6.5  7-8  8.5-9.5  10-12
US MENS  4-5  5.5-6  6.5-7.5  8-9  9.5-10.5  11-13.5
US WOMENS  3.5-5  5.5-7  7.5-9  9.5-10.5  11-12  13-14
LENGTH (cm) 23.2cm 24.9cm 26.2cm 28.8cm 30cm  31.2cm

Docpods Kids Size Guide - for Docpods Kids Fit only

  Size SPORTS  SLIMLINE
XXS 12-1  19.5cm 13cm 
XS 2-3 22.4cm  15.3cm 

Docpods Foot Pillow - Trim to Fit

  S L
US MENS  4.5 - 9  9 - 13
US WOMENS  6 - 10  10 - 14
LENGTH (cm) 26.5cm 29.2cm