Compared with rigid fixation, flexible fixation after syndesmotic injury better restored physiologic motion and reduced rates of syndesmotic malreduction, according to recently presented results.
The high prevalence of ankle sprains in the population produces a significant number of patients with lateral instability. Persistence of this condition may lead to the progressive involvement of medial structures, causing a multidirectional rotational instability.
Bunions are common, annoying and painful. Just because you have one doesn’t mean you should rush to surgery. But don’t ignore it either, as untreated bunions can lead to other foot deformities.
Arthritis in your ankles has many causes. You might develop ankle arthritis after a fracture, as a consequence of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis or another cause. Or, you might have degenerative arthritis due to a cause that may never be known. Treatment for ankle arthritis depends on the extent of your symptoms.
Peroneal tendonitis is an inflammation of one of the tendons in the back of the foot. It can cause pain that radiates from the ankle to the outside of the foot. By performing gentle exercises and stretches, a person can help strengthen the tendons and surrounding areas during recovery.