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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.