An athlete who has recovered from an ankle injury may find it helpful to use high-top shoes, an ankle brace or ankle taping to reduce the risk of further joint damage.
If your ankle fracture involves only one malleolus, and the segments of broken bone lie very close together, your doctor usually can treat the injury by immobilizing your ankle and foot in a cast for six to eight weeks. After the cast is removed, your doctor will prescribe physical therapy to help restore the...Read more
Look at your foot and ankle, without them you would not be able to walk to the store, dance to your favorite tune or drive a car. The foot... Read more »
There are both surgical and non-surgical alternatives to ankle replacement surgery. First line treatments for arthritis of the ankle are... Read more »
Before Christmas, I mentioned that I had fallen (again) and fractured my fibula. Of course many friends asked how, or why I fell. Like... Read more »
The main advantage of ankle replacement surgery is to relieve ankle arthritis pain and to preserve motion in the ankle joint. The... Read more »