About Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that uses a camera and small instruments to view and work within the joint through small incisions. The surgery often consists of scraping away the damaged cartilage and drilling small holes in the bone to promote healing. Bone grafting and cartilage transplant procedures can also be performed. Studies examining patient outcomes after ankle arthroscopy have shown that the majority of patients have good or excellent results.
Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus
Osteochondral lesions of the talus are injuries to the bottom bone of the ankle joint that involve both the bone and the overlying cartilage. They can occur after a traumatic injury such as a fracture or sprain or as a…Read More »
Ankle synovitis is a condition in which the soft tissue lining of the ankle joint, called the synovial tissue, becomes inflamed. This causes pain and swelling. It can be the result of injury or overuse. Inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis) and…Read More »