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Ankle Impingement

Ankle Impingement

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” Ankle impingement is characterised by abnormal abutment of excessive soft tissue or bone, during normal ankle movement, resulting in pain. The pain is caused by a mechanical obstruction to movement. Ankle impingement is...
Pain following Ankle Sprain

Pain following Ankle Sprain

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” Ankle sprains vary in severity. While the majority of ‘simple’ ankle sprains go onto a good recovery, there are a substantial subset of patients with more ‘complex’ injuries that have ongoing pain following ankle sprain....
Ankle Cartilage Damage

Ankle Cartilage Damage

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” Localised ankle cartilage damage is frequently seen in two regions of the talus. This lesion is termed an osteochondral defect (OCD). The two most common locations are:   Anterolateral Posteromedial Ankle Joint...
Ankle Instability

Ankle Instability

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” The majority of ankle sprains occur following a twisting injury. Typically this is an ‘inversion’ type injury where the ankle turns inwards and the body ‘goes over’ the ankle joint. This pattern results in injury to the...
Achilles Rupture and Tendinosis

Achilles Rupture and Tendinosis

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” An achilles tendon rupture is most frequently seen in middle aged recreational sporting enthusiasts. It can occur spontaneously, but can also be seen in people that have had a vague pain or ‘tightness’ at the back of...
Ankle Arthritis

Ankle Arthritis

Orthopaedics 360 “A Place to Learn” The ankle joint is largely responsible for flexion and extension movements. The ankle joint itself is made up of the two bones in the lower leg (tibia and fibula) and the talus (large bone that connects to both the tibia...