Ankle Conditions

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Ankle Anatomy Learn more about the ankle joint and its important structures.

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Ankle Fusion A surgical procedure that is usually done when an ankle joint becomes worn out and painful.

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Ankle Impingement Problems Occurs when soft tissues around the ankle are pinched or nipped.

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Ankle Sprain and Instability A common injury that results when the ankle is twisted, or turned in (inverted).



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Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries An injury that involves the ligaments above the ankle joint. Common in athletes.


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Artificial Joint Replacement of the Ankle Surgery to replace the ankle joint with an artificial joint.



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Osteoarthritis of the Ankle Wear and tear that occurs over years after an ankle injury.





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Peroneal Tendon Problems Problems affecting the two peroneal tendons that lie behind the outer ankle bone.

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Peroneal Tendon Subluxation Injury to the structures that form and support the tunnel containing the peroneal tendons.

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Shin Splints Pain along the front or inside edge of the shinbone (tibia).

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