Ligamentous Injuries of the Foot and Ankle: Diagnosis, Management and Rehabilitation

Pieter D’Hooghe, Kenneth J. Hunt, Jeremy J. McCormick

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Aimed at sports medicine and foot and ankle clinicians globally who see and treat ligamentous injuries to the foot and ankle, the focus of this comprehensive text is on cutting-edge techniques in both non-surgical and surgical treatment, rehabilitation, and safe and expeditious return to sport. Techniques and technology move very rapidly in this space, and this book serves as a ready resource on current surgical and rehabilitation techniques for these conditions. pening with a review of the relevant anatomy and biomechanics of the foot and ankle, as well as current imaging techniques, the text then turns to the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of specific ligamentous injuries and conditions. Multiple management techniques are presented for lateral ankle sprains and instability, syndesmotic injuries, deltoid and spring ligament injuries, Lisfranc injuries, and plantar plate and sesamoid injuries. Generous clinical photographs and illustrations highlight current techniques and diagnostic algorithms, and selected chapter-associated video segments are included, demonstrating surgical and rehabilitation techniques and equipment. ritten and edited by experts in the field who routinely manage these injuries using the most effective techniques, Ligamentous Injuries of the Foot and Ankle is a terrific resource for orthopedic and sports medicine clinicians and rehabilitation providers at all levels.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages306
ISBN (Electronic)9783031086823
ISBN (Print)9783031086816
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022


  • ankle instability
  • brostrom technique
  • deltoid ligament injury
  • lateral ankle sprain
  • ligament injury
  • lisfranc injury
  • plantar plate injury
  • sesamoid injury
  • spring ligament injury
  • syndesmotic injury
  • tendon transfer
  • turf toe


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