Posterior Ankle Impingement Treatment
How do we treat posterior ankle impingement?
Posterior ankle impingement can be treated by injecting a numbing medication into the area of the ostrigonum – if the pain immediately diminishes, the problem is most likely to be posterior impingement of the ostrigonum. An x-ray will confirm the existence of an ostrigonum.
Ankle impingement surgery:
The ostrigonum is completely removed during surgery. Small incisions are made in the back of the ankle and the ostrigonum is carefully removed using a scalpel.
Ankle impingement surgery recovery:
After the Ankle Impingement Surgery, you will be in a splint for two weeks.
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