Volume 7, 2021
Special Issue: "SICOT Education Academy Collection" Guest Editor: H. Said
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||15 April 2021|
Acute foot and ankle injuries and time return to sport
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, 38 Irrawaddy Road, 329563, Singapore
2 Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, 60611 IL, USA
3 UC Davis, Sacremento, 95616 CA, USA
4 Xpert Clinics Orthopedics, Laarderhoogtweg 12, 1101 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, 29222 Doha, Qatar
6 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Paul’s Hospital, Footbridge Clinic, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4 BC, Canada
7 Consultant Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Nasef OrthoClinic Medical Center, 11617 Cairo, Egypt
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 20 March 2021
Foot and ankle sports injuries encompass a wide spectrum of conditions from simple contusions or sprains that resolve within days to more severe injuries that change the trajectory of an athlete’s sporting career. If missed, severe injuries could lead to prolonged absence from the sport and therefore a catastrophic impact on future performance. In this article, we discuss the presentation of the commonest foot and ankle sports injuries and share recent evidence to support an accurate diagnosis and best management practice.
Key words: Return to play / Acute foot and ankle injuries / Rehabilitation
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