orthopedic conditions

Ankle Conditions

Ankle Anatomy Learn more about the ankle joint and its important structures.
Ankle Fusion A surgical procedure that is usually done when an ankle joint becomes worn out and painful.
Ankle Impingement Problems Occurs when soft tissues around the ankle are pinched or nipped.
Ankle Sprain and Instability A common injury that results when the ankle is twisted, or turned in (inverted).
Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries An injury that involves the ligaments above the ankle joint. Common in athletes.
Artificial Joint Replacement of the Ankle Surgery to replace the ankle joint with an artificial joint.
Osteoarthritis of the Ankle Wear and tear that occurs over years after an ankle injury.

Peroneal Tendon Problems Problems affecting the two peroneal tendons that lie behind the outer ankle bone.
Peroneal Tendon Subluxation Injury to the structures that form and support the tunnel containing the peroneal tendons.
Shin Splints Pain along the front or inside edge of the shinbone (tibia).