Instabilities of the ankle

@article{Bnichou2011InstabilitiesOT,
  title={Instabilities of the ankle},
  author={Michel B{\'e}nichou and Ali Ghorbani and Didier Mainard and Patrice François Diebold and Marino Delmi and Patrice Faure and Olivier Laffen{\^e}tre and Nazim Mehdi and Xavier Roussignol and Joel Vernois},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={527-530}
}
Lateral sprains of the ankle are classiWed into 3 categories of increasing severity, ranging from the mere distension of the anterior taloWbular ligament (ATFL) to its rupture, associated with the impairment of the capsula, calcaneoWbular ligament (CFL) and posterior taloWbular ligament (PTFL) (Table 1). Thus, many types of treatments are available; in grades II or III, plastering still holds a key role, whereas surgery remains exceptional for fresh sprains. The evolutive risk is a chronic post… CONTINUE READING

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