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Ankle Sprain

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 NFL.com 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.