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Ankle Sprain

Everything You Need To Know About Ankle Pain And Ankle Injury

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Anatomy of the Ankle The ankle joint is made up of three bones: the tibia, the fibula, and the talus. The tibia is the major bone of the lower leg whi...

An ER Doctor's 5 Fast Home Remedies

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 09.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Being a physician, I'm more than a little skeptical of some home remedies -- so here are five that I can truly say are supported by medical evidence... or Grandma.

7 Ways to Look Killer in Heels -- Without Killing Your Feet

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 07.15.2016 | Women
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

The higher the heel, the closer to God, I say. My husband (an orthopedic surgeon), on the other hand, says the solution to high heel pain is to not wear them. I'm keeping my heels. But, I'm considering a new husband.

What Does Rory McIlroy's Ankle Ligament Rupture Mean for His Golf Game?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Rory McIlroy revealed on Instagram that he ruptured his anterior talofibular ligament, the major ankle stabilizing ligament, while playing soccer with friends over the weekend.

Eli Manning's Ankle Arthroscopy and Prognosis -- A Foot Surgeon's Perspective

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The surgery has sparked concerns that his better days may be behind him. Before anyone can call it quits for Manning, its best to understand the surgery he had performed and what that really means in terms of recovery.

Is Cam Newton Having Ankle Instability Surgery?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a New York Reconstructive Foot Surgeon, I want to offer some perspective on Cam Newton's "minor ankle surgery." According to Cam Newton is having surgery to "tighten ankle ligaments" -- but what does that really mean?

Along With Gold and Glory, Injuries a Growing Pain for Female Athletes

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Energy isn't an issue for women in athletics. But we also know that female athletes are at a much greater risk for certain musculoskeletal injuries than their male counterparts.

Chronic Ankle Instability: What It Is And How To Tell If You Have It

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

My experience shows that a conservative attempt at healing chronic ankle instability is always worth the effort, as many of my patients avoided the necessity of surgical intervention.

Super Bowl May Hinge On Ankle....

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

We are all closely watching the recovery of Defensive End Dwight Freeney in anticipation of the competitive New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts Superbowl Showdown.

Ankle Sprains Are Notoriously Under-Treated

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dr. Rock Positano

Thousands of young men and women, from weekend warriors to professional athletes, suffer ankle sprains daily. They are often under-treated.