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Chronic Ankle Instability

By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS

Ankle sprains are by far the most common athletic injury and a common orthopedic problem presenting for urgent treatment across the United States.1-3 A majority of ankle sprains will end in asymptomatic recovery with conservative care.3 This…

By Chad Seidenstricker, DPM

If patients fail conservative care for chronic ankle instability, there are a number of current and emerging surgical options. With this in mind, this author shares insights on the arthroscopic Broström procedure, the InternalBrace and the use of…

Michael Gentile, DPM, FACFAS

Ankle instability can be due to ligamentous pathology, structural abnormalities and/or a lack of dynamic support in the ankle. This author addresses surgery for the unstable ankle, offering surgical pearls for primary repair, arthroscopic repair…

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