Chiropodist & Podiatrist
Peroneal tendonitis is caused by repetition or excessive force causing damage to the peroneal tendons leading to degeneration and inflammation of the peroneal tendon commonly referred to as peroneal tendonitis or peroneal tendinitis. Can be caused due to inflammation of the peroneal tendon, activities like skipping, sprinting, and running, improper training methods, wrong choice of footwear, high foot arches, muscle imbalance, and incomplete recovery from injury.
Medical Malleolus Fracture
Medial malleolus fracture is a break in the bony prominence at the inner side of the ankle. It is a part of the bone of the lower leg and can be easily felt with hands on the inner side. This article deals with the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and recovery time of medial malleolus fracture.
Bimalleolar Ankle Fracture
Bimalleolar ankle fracture is one of the commonest injuries of the leg. It is a break in the medial and lateral malleolus, which are two out of three bones forming the ankle. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and recovery time of bimalleolar fracture. Knowing about the condition in detail can help in better management.
Os Trigonum Syndrome
The primary presenting feature of Os Trigonum is the presence of pain and stiffness in the ankle which tends to get worse with any movement. The overall prognosis of Os Trigonum Syndrome after this type of treatment is usually excellent with complete resolution of symptoms and return to activities of daily living and sports related activities within six to eight weeks post surgery for Os Trigonum Syndrome.
Compound Ankle Fracture
A Compound Ankle Fracture is definitely a serious injury with the bone sticking out and exposed to the environment which makes it prone to infections which may complicate the injury further. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and recovery period of compound ankle fracture.
Maisonneuve Fracture is a severe ankle injury which arises due to a spiral fracture of the proximal third of the fibula along with a tear of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis and interosseous membrane. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and recovery period of Maisonneuve fracture.
Tibial Plafond Fracture
Tibial Plafond Fracture is an uncommon fracture occurring in the distal region of the tibia. It is also known as Pilon fracture and explosion fracture. It involves the articular surface of the ankle joint. The cause of Tibial Plafond Fracture is axial or rotational forces occurring from motor vehicle accidents or falling from a height. Know the classifications, signs, symptoms, treatment and complications of tibial plafond fracture.
Trimalleolar fracture occurs when the three malleoli smash into each other, which results in a break or a crack in them. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and recovery period of trimalleolar fracture.
Syndesmotic Ankle Sprain
Syndesmotic sprain or syndesmotic ankle sprain (SAS) is a more serious injury than the lateral ankle sprain and can be difficult to treat. Know the causes, symptoms, signs, treatment, recovery period and exercises for Syndesmotic sprain or syndesmotic ankle sprain.
Rolled Ankle or Twisted Ankle
Rolled Ankle or Twisted Ankle can happen to anyone and can cause extreme foot pain. Know the classification of sprain, what to do for rolled ankle, its treatment, recovery, rehab etc.
Ankle Joint Ligament Injury
Ankle joint ligament injury can be a bruise, laceration which is superficial or deep and may be associated with superficial tear, partial tear or complete tear of the ankle joint ligament (calcaneofibular ligament). Know the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment, recovery period and exercises for ankle joint ligament injury.
Insertional Achilles Tendonitis
Insertional Achilles Tendonitis is a condition which involves gradual degradation of the Achilles tendon at its meeting point of the calcaneus or heel bone present in the foot. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment- conservative, PT.
Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
Sinus Tarsi Syndrome (STS): Individuals who have had a history of inversion ankle sprain are more prone to injure the sinus tarsi. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment- NSAIDs, electro therapy.
Footballer's Ankle cause can be an injury where the ankle has been overstretched or overflexed. Know the Symptoms, Causes, Treatment of Footballer's ankle.
Retrocalcaneal Bursitis is also known as Achilles Tendon Bursitis. It is advisable to get the problem diagnosed soon followed by early treatment in order to recover from Retrocalcaneal bursitis or achilles tendon bursitis soon. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, exercises and recovery period of bursitis of the Achilles tendon.
Peroneal Tendon Subluxation
Peroneal Tendon Subluxation or Dislocation, Patients suffering from peroneal tendon subluxation or dislocation should enrol in a rehab program. Surgery is required if the damage is severe to repair the tissue that keeps the tendon in place. Strengthening and balance exercises should be done to restore normal function of the ankle after the surgery for peroneal tendon subluxation or dislocation.
Dislocated ankle or ankle dislocation is rare and when it occurs, it is almost associated with a fracture. It is a serious injury if associated with fracture of tibia or talus bone. Know causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery.
Tibial Osteochondral Fracture
What is tibial osteochondral fracture? Detailed explanation of causes, symptoms and treatment of tibial osteochondral fracture!
Haglund's syndrome is a condition, which occurs when Retrocalcaneal Bursitis and Achilles Tendonitis occur at the same time. The combination of these two conditions results in Haglund's syndrome. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery period and exercises for Haglund’s Syndrome.
Ankle impingement is a condition where there is bony growth at either the front or back of the ankle bone where it joins the shin bone. Know the symptoms of anterior ankle impingement and posterior ankle impingement; as well as the causes, treatment, recovery period and exercises for Ankle Impingement.
Ankle Avulsion Fracture
Symptoms of ankle avulsion fracture are similar to ankle sprain. An X-ray or MRI scan helps in confirming the diagnosis. Understand the symptoms, causes, treatment.
High Ankle Sprain
A high ankle sprain is a condition where there is injury or damage to the syndesmotic ligaments which hold the ankle, tibia and fibula together. As the injury occurs in the upper part of the ankle, it is called as high ankle sprain. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery period, exercises for high ankle sprain.
Sprained ankle or a twisted ankle is an injury which occurs when the ankle is rolled, twisted or turned in an awkward manner resulting in tearing or stretching of the ligaments whose main purpose is to help in stabilizing the ankle bones together. Majority of the cases of sprained ankle or a twisted ankle comprise of injuries to the ligaments on the external region of the ankle. Treatment depends on the severity of the ankle sprain. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, risk factors, treatment, complications, recovery period, rehab and exercises for sprained ankle or twisted ankle.