Ankle instability

Chronic lateral instability of the ankle

Repeated ankle sprains, accidents caused by instability, unease in walking on irregular ground, the feeling of the ankle being “not sure”, losing confidence and gradually restricting activities so as to avoid spraining the ankle are frequent reasons for consulting a specialist ankle surgeon.

We shall therefore deal with this issue as clearly and comprehensibly as we can. But, before getting on to instability, we should first explain what elements enable a normal ankle to be stable.

Factors of stability of normal ankle

Diagnosis of instability

Treatment strategy

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The initial and adequate management of a trauma, which goes from the “simple” sprain to the fracture, simple or complex, is a fundamental element.
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