Identifying And Treating Stress Fractures And Lateral Ankle Sprains In Athletes

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Author(s): 
Ron Raducanu, DPM, FACFAS

   It is vital to re-establish this function as quickly as possible as this loss of proprioception has been associated with chronic injuries to this ligament, which ultimately can cause more severe injury and chronic ankle instability.

Dr. Raducanu is the President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Raducanu is in private practice in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Va.

Dr. Richie is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Biomechanics at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.




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