The Trouble Ankle: Persistent Pain After Inversion Ankle Injury
Purpose of review
Persistent pain after an inversion ankle injury is a relatively common occurrence in a sports medicine clinic and can be challenging for both the patient and team of healthcare providers.
Research to date has outlined diagnostic and treatment paradigms for persistent ankle pain after an inversion injury. Surgical techniques and non-surgical approaches are evolving, and balance and proprioceptive training as a part of a functional rehabilitation program is beneficial.
Persistent pain after and inversion ankle injury can be difficult; however, careful consideration of anatomy, pathomechanics, and patient function can guide evaluation and management.
KeywordsAnkle injury Chronic ankle instability Sinus tarsi syndrome Ankle sprain Problem ankle Inversion injury
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Conflict of interest
The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
Human and animal rights and informed consent
This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.
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