Clinical evaluation and treatment of posterior impingement in dancers.


Os trigonum impingement is a frequent cause of posterior ankle pain in ballet dancers because they need extreme plantar flexion during the execution of relevé in demipointe and en pointe positions. Clinical examination and standard and modified x-rays should be carried out to clearly identify the site and entity of the impingement. If a posterior… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31817fa31d