Arthroscopic and magnetic resonance image appearance and reconstruction of the anterior talofibular ligament in cases of apparent functional ankle instability.

@article{Takao2008ArthroscopicAM,
  title={Arthroscopic and magnetic resonance image appearance and reconstruction of the anterior talofibular ligament in cases of apparent functional ankle instability.},
  author={Masato Takao and Ken Innami and Takashi Matsushita and Yuji Uchio and Mitsuo Ochi},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={1542-7}
}
BACKGROUND Many patients report feeling functional ankle instability, despite having no clinically demonstrable lateral instability. HYPOTHESIS Some patients who experience functional instability of the ankle have substantial abnormalities of the anterior talofibular ligament despite having apparently normal lateral laxity in clinical examination. STUDY… CONTINUE READING