Musculoskeletal Medicine and PainReview Article

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries: What Not to Miss and How Best to Manage

Jessica Reissig, DO; Adam Bitterman, DO; and Simon Lee, MD
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Received: September 11, 2016

Accepted: October 6, 2016

Published: February 1, 2017

J Osteopath Med; 117(2): 98-104

Injuries to the foot and ankle are commonly encountered, especially among athletes, and can lead to morbidity if not managed appropriately. Health care professionals must have a firm understanding of injury anatomy, diagnoses, and management. This article provides a review of lateral talus process fractures, os trigonum injuries, Lisfranc injuries, turf toe, navicular stress fractures, and syndesmotic injuries.

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