ankle injuries

Summary

Summary: Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Malreduction of the tibiofibular syndesmosis in ankle fractures
    Michael J Gardner
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:788-92. 2006
  2. ncbi Increasing number and incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people: Finnish statistics during 1970-2000 and projections for the future
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 31:430-3. 2002
  3. ncbi Arthroscopic assessment for intra-articular disorders in residual ankle disability after sprain
    Masato Takao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, 89 1 Enya, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:686-92. 2005
  4. ncbi Platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronate in the management of osteochondral lesions of the talus
    Omer Mei-Dan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Meir University Hospital, 59 Tchernichovsky Street, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Am J Sports Med 40:534-41. 2012
  5. ncbi Efficacy and tolerance of a comfrey root extract (Extr. Rad. Symphyti) in the treatment of ankle distorsions: results of a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    R Koll
    Merck Selbstmedikation GmbH, Roesslerstr 96, D 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
    Phytomedicine 11:470-7. 2004
  6. pmc An economic evaluation of a proprioceptive balance board training programme for the prevention of ankle sprains in volleyball
    E A L M Verhagen
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 39:111-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures
    Brad Weening
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:102-8. 2005
  8. ncbi A prospective, randomized clinical investigation of the treatment of first-time ankle sprains
    Bruce D Beynnon
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0084, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1401-12. 2006
  9. pmc One-step bone marrow-derived cell transplantation in talar osteochondral lesions
    Sandro Giannini
    VI Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:3307-20. 2009
  10. pmc The effect of lace-up ankle braces on injury rates in high school basketball players
    Timothy A McGuine
    UW Health Sports Medicine Center, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1840-8. 2011

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  1. ncbi Malreduction of the tibiofibular syndesmosis in ankle fractures
    Michael J Gardner
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:788-92. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Increasing number and incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people: Finnish statistics during 1970-2000 and projections for the future
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 31:430-3. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Arthroscopic assessment for intra-articular disorders in residual ankle disability after sprain
    Masato Takao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, 89 1 Enya, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:686-92. 2005
    ..After ankle sprain, there can be many causes of disability, the origins of which cannot be determined using standard diagnostic tools...
  4. ncbi Platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronate in the management of osteochondral lesions of the talus
    Omer Mei-Dan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Meir University Hospital, 59 Tchernichovsky Street, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Am J Sports Med 40:534-41. 2012
    ..Nonoperative options for osteochondral lesions (OCLs) of the talar dome are limited, and currently, there is a lack of scientific evidence to guide management...
  5. ncbi Efficacy and tolerance of a comfrey root extract (Extr. Rad. Symphyti) in the treatment of ankle distorsions: results of a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    R Koll
    Merck Selbstmedikation GmbH, Roesslerstr 96, D 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
    Phytomedicine 11:470-7. 2004
    ..The good local and global tolerance of the trial medication could also be confirmed. The study results are consistent with the known pre-clinical and clinical data concerning comfrey...
  6. pmc An economic evaluation of a proprioceptive balance board training programme for the prevention of ankle sprains in volleyball
    E A L M Verhagen
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 39:111-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness of a proprioceptive balance board training programme for the prevention of ankle sprains in volleyball...
  7. ncbi Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures
    Brad Weening
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:102-8. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi A prospective, randomized clinical investigation of the treatment of first-time ankle sprains
    Bruce D Beynnon
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0084, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1401-12. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc One-step bone marrow-derived cell transplantation in talar osteochondral lesions
    Sandro Giannini
    VI Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:3307-20. 2009
    ..These data suggest the one-step technique is an alternative for cartilage repair, permitting improved functional scores and overcoming the drawbacks of previous techniques...
  10. pmc The effect of lace-up ankle braces on injury rates in high school basketball players
    Timothy A McGuine
    UW Health Sports Medicine Center, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1840-8. 2011
    b>Ankle injuries are the most common injury in basketball players. However, no prospective studies have been performed to determine if wearing lace-up ankle braces will reduce the incidence of ankle injuries in high school athletes.
  11. ncbi The indications and use of bone morphogenetic proteins in foot, ankle, and tibia surgery
    Saadiq F El-Amin
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19679, Springfield, IL 62794 9620, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 15:543-51. 2010
    ..Future applications of BMP and novel materials in foot and ankle surgery are also reviewed...
  12. ncbi Epidemiology of lower extremity injuries among U.S. high school athletes
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:641-5. 2007
    ..Despite the health benefits of organized sports, high school athletes are at risk for lower extremity sports-related injuries (LESRIs). The authors documented the epidemiology of LESRIs among U.S. high school athletes...
  13. pmc Osteochondral defects in the ankle: why painful?
    C Niek van Dijk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:570-80. 2010
    ..Understanding the natural history of osteochondral defects could lead to the development of strategies for preventing progressive joint damage...
  14. ncbi Current concepts for the use of platelet-rich plasma in the foot and ankle
    David J Soomekh
    University Foot and Ankle Institute, 2121 Wilshire Boulevard, 101 Santa Monica, CA 90403, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 28:155-70. 2011
    ..Its use has become more popularized over the last several years in the treatment of foot and ankle injuries. Platelets are a normal product found in the clotting cascade and inflammatory process of healing...
  15. ncbi Prescription footwear for severe injuries of foot and ankle: effect on regularity and symmetry of the gait assessed by trunk accelerometry
    Philippe Terrier
    Institut de Recherche en Réadaptation Réinsertion, Sion, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 30:492-6. 2009
    ..Substantial inter-patient variability in the footwear outcome was observed. In conclusion, we believe that trunk accelerometry can be a useful tool in the field of gait rehabilitation...
  16. ncbi Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ankle sprains: an evidence-based clinical guideline
    Gino M Kerkhoffs
    Dutch Orthopaedic Society, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 46:854-60. 2012
    b>Ankle injuries are a huge medical and socioeconomic problem. Many people have a traumatic injury of the ankle, most of which are a result of sports. Total costs of treatment and work absenteeism due to ankle injuries are high...
  17. ncbi Fixation of ankle syndesmotic injuries: comparison of tightrope fixation and syndesmotic screw fixation for accuracy of syndesmotic reduction
    Gohar A Naqvi
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2828-35. 2012
    ..Ankle syndesmotic injuries are complex and require anatomic reduction and fixation to restore the normal biomechanics of the ankle joint and prevent long-term complications...
  18. ncbi Surgical versus functional treatment for acute ruptures of the lateral ligament complex of the ankle in young men: a randomized controlled trial
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2367-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish whether surgery provides better long-term results than functional treatment for acute ruptures of the lateral ligaments of the ankle...
  19. ncbi Biomechanics of ankle instability. Part 1: Reaction time to simulated ankle sprain
    Andrew Mitchell
    University of Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1515-21. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that ankles with functional instability will demonstrate slower muscular reaction times than their contralateral stable ankle (SA) and stable healthy controls to a simulated nonpathological ankle sprain mechanism...
  20. ncbi Effects of rehabilitation after ankle fracture: a Cochrane systematic review
    C W C Lin
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:431-41. 2009
    ..Ankle fracture is one of the most common lower limb fractures. People experience limitations in activities after ankle fracture...
  21. ncbi The use of weightbearing radiographs to assess the stability of supination-external rotation fractures of the ankle
    Martin Weber
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:693-8. 2010
    ..Currently used tests to assess ankle stability include manual stress radiographs and gravity stress radiographs, but seem to overestimate the need for fracture fixation...
  22. ncbi Performance after surgical treatment of patients with ankle fractures--14-month follow-up
    Gertrud Nilsson
    Research Department, Lund University Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, Lund University, Sweden
    Physiother Res Int 8:69-82. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate outcome after surgical treatment of patients with ankle fracture and to study how well the experience of symptoms and function correlated with the results of clinical physical tests...
  23. ncbi Validity and responsiveness of the ankle function score after acute ankle injury
    P van der Wees
    Department of Epidemiology, School of CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:170-4. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc Management of the sprained ankle
    C N van Dijk
    Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 36:83-4. 2002
  25. pmc Management of ankle sprains: a randomised controlled trial of the treatment of inversion injuries using an elastic support bandage or an Aircast ankle brace
    S H Boyce
    A and E Department, Glasgow Victoria Infirmary, 33 Mansionhouse Gardens, Langside, Glasgow G41 3DP, Scotland, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:91-6. 2005
    ..Lateral ligament ankle sprains are the single most common sports injury...
  26. ncbi Examination and repair of the AITFL in transmalleolar fractures
    Owen A Nelson
    Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, PA 15401, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:637-43. 2006
    ..Syndesmotic screw fixation of transmalleolar ankle fractures was not necessary when the AITFL was repaired directly by the techniques described...
  27. ncbi The ability of the Lauge-Hansen classification to predict ligament injury and mechanism in ankle fractures: an MRI study
    Michael J Gardner
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:267-72. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of these predicted injury sequences using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a series of patients with ankle fractures...
  28. ncbi Outcomes of suture button repair of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis
    Henry DeGroot
    Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA 02462, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 32:250-6. 2011
    ..However, the available reports generally have short followup. With longer followup, some concerns about the suture button device have surfaced...
  29. ncbi Effect of isokinetic training on strength, functionality and proprioception in athletes with functional ankle instability
    Ufuk Sekir
    Department of Sports Medicine, Medical School of Uludag University, 16059 Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:654-64. 2007
    ..These results substantiate the deficits of strength, proprioception, balance and functionality in recreational athletes with FAI. The isokinetic exercise program used in this study had a positive effect on these parameters...
  30. ncbi Suture-button versus screw fixation in a syndesmosis rupture model: a biomechanical comparison
    Sandeep P Soin
    Baltimore, MD, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:346-52. 2009
    ..This study examined how much fibular motion occurs during cyclic loading of ankles repaired with suture-buttons or screws relative to one with intact ligaments...
  31. ncbi Accuracy of Ottawa Ankle Rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and midfoot in children: a meta-analysis
    Shawn Dowling
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Calgary Health Region, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 16:277-87. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi Outcome and complications of treatment of ankle diastasis with tightrope fixation
    H J S Willmott
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Maidstone General Hospital, Kent, UK
    Injury 40:1204-6. 2009
    ..This series shows that there is a significant incidence of soft-tissue complications with the use of tightrope fixation and subsequent need for removal. Patients should be warned of this...
  33. ncbi Comparison of a novel FiberWire-button construct versus metallic screw fixation in a syndesmotic injury model
    Kevin Forsythe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maguire Center 1700, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:49-54. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the ability of a FiberWire-button implant (Arthrex, Naples, FL) to maintain syndesmotic reduction as compared with a metallic screw...
  34. ncbi Suture-endobutton fixation of ankle tibio-fibular diastasis: a cadaver study
    Brian Thornes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Anatomy, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Foot Ankle Int 24:142-6. 2003
    ..I. 0.46 to 0.84). These results show that Suture-Endobutton fixation at least equals the performance of screw fixation and encourages clinical trials in ankle injuries with a syndesmosis diastasis.
  35. ncbi Biomechanics of ankle instability. Part 2: Postural sway-reaction time relationship
    Andrew Mitchell
    University of Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1522-8. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi Treatment of syndesmotic disruptions with the Arthrex Tightrope: a report of 25 cases
    James M Cottom
    Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center, Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Suite 100, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:773-80. 2008
    ..Various methods of fixation of the syndesmosis have been reported. We present the largest series evaluating the Arthrex Tightrope for management of syndesmotic injuries...
  37. ncbi Early mobilization of operatively fixed ankle fractures: a systematic review
    Gethin Thomas
    Foot Ankle Int 30:666-74. 2009
    ..In the ankle joint this is much less clear. No previous systematic review of the evidence for this could be found in the literature...
  38. ncbi Syndesmotic screw fixation in Weber C ankle injuries--should the screw be removed before weight bearing?
    David Paul Bell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, Singapore 529889, Republic of Singapore
    Injury 37:891-8. 2006
    ..To compare the outcomes of Weber C ankle fractures treated with syndesmotic screw fixation where the screw was removed prior to weight bearing against those where the screw was left in situ indefinitely...
  39. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of tibial pilon fractures using a lateral approach
    Andrew Grose
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:530-7. 2007
    ..To assess the wound complications and reductions achieved in a cohort of patients with pilon fractures who were treated using a novel lateral approach...
  40. ncbi Kinematics before and after reconstruction of the anterior syndesmosis of the ankle: A prospective radiostereometric and clinical study in 5 patients
    Annechien Beumer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop 76:713-20. 2005
    ..We have previously shown that patients with instability of the anterior syndesmosis benefit from an anatomical reconstruction. It is not known whether this is because of restored kinematics...
  41. ncbi Transosseous fixation of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis: comparison of an interosseous suture and endobutton to traditional screw fixation in 50 cases
    James M Cottom
    Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:620-30. 2009
    ..The results of this study indicate that the interosseous suture with endobuttons is a reasonable option for repair of ankle syndesmotic injuries, and may be as effective as traditional internal screw fixation...
  42. ncbi Tricortical versus quadricortical syndesmosis fixation in ankle fractures: a prospective, randomized study comparing two methods of syndesmosis fixation
    Per Høiness
    Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Orthop Trauma 18:331-7. 2004
    ..To assess short-term functional results in 2 types of syn-desmotic fixation, comparing the traditional rigid quadricortical syndesmotic screw fixation with a more dynamic tricortical screw fixation...
  43. ncbi Management of distal tibio-fibular syndesmotic injuries: a snapshot of current practice
    Puneet Monga
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Acta Orthop Belg 74:365-9. 2008
    ..Very few surgeons (8.5%) allow full weight bearing immediately after surgery. The survey establishes an overview of current practice of management of syndesmotic ankle injuries.
  44. ncbi Injuries to the tibiofibular syndesmosis
    R Dattani
    East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue, Redhill RH1 5RH, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:405-10. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the relevant anatomy, the clinical and radiological diagnosis and the mechanism of trauma and alternative methods of treatment for injuries to the syndesmosis...
  45. ncbi Screw fixation of the syndesmosis: a cadaver model comparing stainless steel and titanium screws and three and four cortical fixation
    Annechien Beumer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 36:60-4. 2005
    ..Therefore, we advise that patients with a syndesmotic set screw in situ should not bear weight...
  46. ncbi Biomechanical comparison of syndesmosis fixation with 3.5- and 4.5-millimeter stainless steel screws
    M C Thompson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198 1080, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 21:736-41. 2000
    ..5-mm and 4.5-mm stainless steel screws. Simulated pronation external rotation ankle injuries were created in twelve paired, fresh-frozen cadaveric leg specimens. One limb from each pair received a 3...
  47. pmc Population based epidemiology of ankle sprains attending accident and emergency units in the West Midlands of England, and a survey of UK practice for severe ankle sprains
    S A Bridgman
    School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:508-10. 2003
    ..To estimate the incidence of ankle sprains and severe ankle sprains attending accident and emergency (A&E) units; to describe current practice for severe ankle sprains in A&E units in the United Kingdom...
  48. ncbi The epidemiology of ankle sprains in the United States
    Brian R Waterman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 5005 North Piedras Street, El Paso, TX 79920 5001, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2279-84. 2010
    ..It was our hypothesis that ankle sprain is influenced by sex, race, age, and involvement in athletics...
  49. pmc Effect of unsupervised home based proprioceptive training on recurrences of ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial
    Maarten D W Hupperets
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b2684. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an unsupervised proprioceptive training programme on recurrences of ankle sprain after usual care in athletes who had sustained an acute sports related injury to the lateral ankle ligament...
  50. ncbi Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB
    BMJ 340:c1964. 2010
    ..To compare an accelerated intervention incorporating early therapeutic exercise after acute ankle sprains with a standard protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation intervention...
  51. pmc Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre, Zurich University, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 326:417. 2003
    ..To summarise the evidence on accuracy of the Ottawa ankle rules, a decision aid for excluding fractures of the ankle and mid-foot...
  52. ncbi Ankle syndesmosis injuries: anatomy, biomechanics, mechanism of injury, and clinical guidelines for diagnosis and intervention
    Cheng Feng Lin
    Center for Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7135, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:372-84. 2006
    ..Surgical intervention is an option when a complete tear of the syndesmotic ligaments is present or when fractures are observed...
  53. pmc Supervised exercises for adults with acute lateral ankle sprain: a randomised controlled trial
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 57:793-800. 2007
    ..During the recovery period after acute ankle sprain, it is unclear whether conventional treatment should be supported by supervised exercise...
  54. pmc Systematic review of postural control and lateral ankle instability, part II: is balance training clinically effective?
    Patrick O McKeon
    Division of Athletic Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
    J Athl Train 43:305-15. 2008
    ..ankle sprain? (2) Can balance and coordination training improve treatment outcomes associated with acute ankle sprains? (3) Can balance and coordination training improve treatment outcomes in patients with chronic ankle instability?..
  55. ncbi Acute treatment of inversion ankle sprains: immobilization versus functional treatment
    Morgan H Jones
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:169-72. 2007
    ..However, based on our review the current best evidence suggests a trend favoring early functional treatment over immobilization for the treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains...
  56. ncbi Articular talar injuries in athletes: results of microfracture and autogenous bone graft
    Amol Saxena
    Department of Sports Medicine, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1680-7. 2007
    ..Although studies show these treatments have been used with varying success, the ability to return to activity (RTA), including sports after treatment of talar dome injuries, have not been well documented...
  57. pmc Treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus: a systematic review
    Maartje Zengerink
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:238-46. 2010
    ..Further sufficiently powered, randomized clinical trials with uniform methodology and validated outcome measures should be initiated to compare the outcome of surgical strategies for OCD of the talus...
  58. pmc A multifaceted strategy for implementation of the Ottawa ankle rules in two emergency departments
    Taryn Bessen
    Department of Medical Imaging, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    BMJ 339:b3056. 2009
    Despite widespread acceptance of the Ottawa ankle rules for assessment of acute ankle injuries, their application varies considerably.
  59. ncbi Total extrusion of the talus. A case report
    Mathieu Assal
    Service de chirurgie orthopedique et traumatologie de l appareil moteur, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 24 rue Micheli du Cres, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2726-31. 2004
  60. ncbi Ligamentous posttraumatic ankle osteoarthritis
    Victor Valderrabano
    Human Performance Laboratory and Orthopaedic Department, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
    Am J Sports Med 34:612-20. 2006
    ..Ankle sprains are the most common injuries in sports and recreational activities...
  61. pmc Prophylactic ankle braces and star excursion balance measures in healthy volunteers
    Lisa Hardy
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA
    J Athl Train 43:347-51. 2008
    ..The effects of prophylactic ankle braces on lower extremity functional performance in healthy participants have not been studied extensively...
  62. ncbi No difference in functional and radiographic results 8.4 years after quadricortical compared with tricortical syndesmosis fixation in ankle fractures
    Annette K B Wikerøy
    Orthopaedic Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Orthop Trauma 24:17-23. 2010
    ..To assess long-term functional and radiologic results after two types of syndesmosis fixation, comparing one quadricortical syndesmotic screw fixation with two tricortical screw fixation in ankle fractures...
  63. pmc Electroacupuncture-induced analgesia in a rat model of ankle sprain pain is mediated by spinal alpha-adrenoceptors
    Sung Tae Koo
    Department of Medical Research, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
    Pain 135:11-9. 2008
    ..These data suggest that the analgesic effect of EA in ankle sprain pain is, at least in part, mediated by spinal alpha(2)-adrenoceptor mechanisms...
  64. ncbi Outcome after fixation of ankle fractures with an injury to the syndesmosis: the effect of the syndesmosis screw
    N Hamid
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1714, Scott Avenue, P O Box 32861, Charlotte, North Carolina 28232, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:1069-73. 2009
    ..Our data do not support the removal of intact or broken syndesmosis screws, and we caution against attributing post-operative ankle pain to breakage of the syndesmosis screw...
  65. ncbi Does a positive ankle stress test indicate the need for operative treatment after lateral malleolus fracture? A preliminary report
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:449-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results using this standardized protocol...
  66. ncbi Prediction of outcome after ankle fracture
    Mark J Hancock
    University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:786-92. 2005
    ..Prospective inception cohort study of 62 consecutive patients seen in 2 orthopaedic clinics following ankle fracture...
  67. ncbi Comparison of conventional treatment and supervised rehabilitation for treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review of the literature
    Anton G van Os
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:95-105. 2005
    ..Systematic literature review...
  68. ncbi Treatment of syndesmotic disruptions of the ankle with bioabsorbable screw fixation
    W David Hovis
    Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic, Knoxville, TN 37916, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:26-31. 2002
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to assess the efficacy of screws made of polylevolactic acid (PLLA) in the treatment of syndesmotic disruptions associated with ankle fractures and fracture-dislocations...
  69. ncbi Home-based physical therapy intervention with adherence-enhancing strategies versus clinic-based management for patients with ankle sprains
    Sandra F Bassett
    School of Physiotherapy, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Phys Ther 87:1132-43. 2007
    ..This study investigated the effects of a standard physical therapy intervention program--delivered primarily at either the clinic or home--on ankle function, rehabilitation adherence, and motivation in patients with ankle sprains...
  70. ncbi Chronic tibiofibular syndesmosis injury of ankle: evaluation with contrast-enhanced fat-suppressed 3D fast spoiled gradient-recalled acquisition in the steady state MR imaging
    Sungjun Kim
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, the Research Institute of Radiological Science of Severance Hospital, and the Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Science, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, 134 Shinchondong, Seodaemun Ku, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Radiology 242:225-35. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi Retrograde drilling for osteochondral lesions of the talar dome
    Michihaya Kono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, Shimane, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 34:1450-6. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi The effect of a 4-week comprehensive rehabilitation program on postural control and lower extremity function in individuals with chronic ankle instability
    Sheri A Hale
    Shenandoah University, Division of Physical Therapy, Winchester, VA 22601, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:303-11. 2007
    ..Prospective, randomized controlled trial...
  73. ncbi [Approach to open treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus]
    R Seil
    Orthopadische Universitatsklinik, 66421 Homburg Saar
    Orthopade 30:47-52. 2001
    ..However, it is an invasive technique and the risk of secondary osteoarthritis after malleolar osteotomy still needs to be determined...
  74. ncbi Treatment of osteochondral defects of the talus
    C J A van Bergen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 94:398-408. 2008
    ..Osteochondral autograft transfer and autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI), with or without a cancellous bone graft, are recommended for secondary cases as well as large lesions...
  75. ncbi Bone bruises associated with acute ankle ligament injury: do they need treatment?
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Bio Medico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128, Trigoria, Rome, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1261-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to analyse the current knowledge, incidence, relevance, and need for treatment of bone bruises associated with acute ankle ligament injury...
  76. ncbi Elastic stockings or Tubigrip for ankle sprain: a randomised clinical trial
    Muhammad J Sultan
    Academic Surgery Unit, University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    Injury 43:1079-83. 2012
    ..Ankle sprains are common and generally believed to be benign and self-limiting. However, a significant proportion of patients with ankle sprains have persistent symptoms for months or even years...
  77. ncbi The use of thermal energy in ankle instability
    Steve Cline
    Center for Athletic Medicine, 711 West North Street, Suite 206, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Clin Sports Med 21:713-25. 2002
    ..Further long-term follow-up studies will continue to provide us with data that will help guide the expansion of uses of thermal energy about the ankle in a safe and efficacious manner...
  78. ncbi Does the Arthrex TightRope® provide maintenance of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis? A 2-year follow-up of 64 TightRopes® in 37 patients
    Ryan B Rigby
    Sarasota Orthopedic Associates Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, Sarasota, FL, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:563-7. 2013
    ..In addition, we have concluded that the TightRope® provides long-term stability of the ankle mortise, which was confirmed by the radiographic criteria and excellent American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society scores...
  79. ncbi Functional treatment after surgical repair for acute lateral ligament disruption of the ankle in athletes
    Masato Takao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 40:447-51. 2012
    ..There have been several reports showing 20% to 40% failure after nonoperative functional treatment for acute lateral ligament disruption of the ankle...
  80. ncbi Treatment of the unstable ankle with an osteochondral lesion: results and long-term follow-up
    Ronald V Gregush
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Van Nuys, CA 91405, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:782-90. 2010
    ..Few reports have studied the treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLTs) in the setting of lateral ankle instability...
  81. ncbi Stabilizing incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people Finnish statistics in 1970-2006 and prediction for the future
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 43:340-2. 2008
    ..Low-trauma fractures of older adults have been recognized as a major public health problem in developed societies with aging populations. However, nationwide information on recent fracture trends is rather scarce...
  82. pmc Ottawa ankle rules for the injured ankle
    J Heyworth
    Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Br J Sports Med 37:194. 2003
  83. ncbi Sonographic detection of radiographically occult fractures in paediatric ankle injuries
    Natalia Simanovsky
    Department of Radiology, Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, P O Box 24035, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 35:1062-5. 2005
    In some paediatric ankle injuries, the clinical picture is suggestive of a fracture despite negative three-view radiographs.
  84. ncbi Foot and ankle fractures in elderly white women. Incidence and risk factors
    Carl T Hasselman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:820-4. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine the incidence of and risk factors for foot and ankle fractures in a cohort of 9704 elderly, nonblack women enrolled in the multicenter Study of Osteoporotic Fractures...
  85. ncbi Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging to physical examination for syndesmotic injury after lateral ankle sprain
    Paulo Céesar de César
    Department of Orthopedy and Traumatology, Hospital Mãe de Deus de Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Foot Ankle Int 32:1110-4. 2011
    ..This study sought to determine the sensitivity and specificity of both for syndesmotic injury secondary to lateral ankle sprain...
  86. ncbi Osteochondral lesions of the talus: randomized controlled trial comparing chondroplasty, microfracture, and osteochondral autograft transplantation
    Alberto Gobbi
    Orthopaedic Arthroscopic Surgery International, Milan, Italy
    Arthroscopy 22:1085-92. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes of chondroplasty versus microfracture versus osteochondral autologous transplantation (OAT) in patients with osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLT)...
  87. ncbi Evidence-based approach to treatment of acute traumatic syndesmosis (high ankle) sprains
    Annunziato Amendola
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive 01018 JPPLL, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Sports Med Arthrosc 14:232-6. 2006
    ..It is clear that we need a much more definitive diagnostic process for this injury that allows us to predict the severity of the injury, time loss from sport, and the treatment required...
  88. ncbi Management of acute lateral ankle ligament injury in the athlete
    Michel P J van den Bekerom
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research Center Amsterdam, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 15, P O Box 22660, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1390-5. 2013
    ..This article reviews the acute lateral ankle injuries with special emphasis on a rationale for treatment of these injuries in athletes.
  89. ncbi One year follow-up after operative ankle fractures: a prospective gait analysis study with a multi-segment foot model
    Ruoli Wang
    Department of Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology, SE 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gait Posture 31:234-40. 2010
    ....
  90. ncbi Safety and efficiency of the Ottawa Ankle Rule in a Swiss population with ankle sprains
    Unal Can
    Surgical Clinic, Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:292-6. 2008
    ..We examined the accuracy of the Ottawa Ankle Rule (OAR) to rule out ankle and mid-foot fractures in patients presenting with acute ankle sprain and differences of accuracy between surgeons and non-surgeons...
  91. ncbi [Therapy of acute ankle sprain: one-year results of primary conservative treatment]
    A Suhr
    Praxisklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie Eisenach
    Sportverletz Sportschaden 26:39-44. 2012
    ..Ankle sprains (supination-eversion injury) have a high incidence. Conservative treatment is generally the method of choice. This study is intended to evaluate the 1-year results of a standardised treatment protocol...
  92. ncbi The top 10 things foot and ankle specialists wish every primary care physician knew
    Neil M Paige
    Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 111A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:818-22. 2006
    ..This article provides evidence-based pearls to assist primary care physicians in providing optimal care for their patients with foot and ankle complaints...
  93. ncbi Arthroscopic four-step treatment for chronic ankle instability
    Alberto Ventura
    U O S D Chirurgia Articolare Mininvasiva, Istituto Ortopedico G Pini, Milano, Italy, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 33:29-36. 2012
    ..The purpose of our paper was to assess the outcomes in terms of postoperative recovery and return to sport following arthroscopic reconstruction of lateral ankle instability...
  94. ncbi Intrinsic risk factors for acute ankle injuries among male soccer players: a prospective cohort study
    A H Engebretsen
    Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:403-10. 2010
    This prospective cohort study was conducted to identify risk factors for acute ankle injuries among male soccer players...
  95. ncbi Bolt fixation for syndesmotic injuries
    J De Vil
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Injury 40:1176-9. 2009
    ..It is a simple and quick operative procedure providing reliable syndesmotic reduction. The material should not be removed prior to walking. The only drawback is the greater need for removal in the event of local symptoms...
  96. ncbi Implementation of the Ottawa ankle rule in a university sports medicine center
    John J Leddy
    Department of Orthopedics and the Sports Medicine Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:57-62. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi Mechanical supports for acute, severe ankle sprain: a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    S E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Lancet 373:575-81. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi Evaluation and treatment of ankle syndesmosis injuries
    David A Porter
    Methodist Sports Medicine The Orthopedic Specialists, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Instr Course Lect 58:575-81. 2009
    ..Isolated deltoid sprains also are often repaired surgically in athletes. This more aggressive treatment helps avoid the chronic pain and instability and osteochondral abnormalities associated with chronic injury...
  99. ncbi Bioabsorbable screw fixation of the syndesmosis in unstable ankle injuries
    Jamal Ahmad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:99-105. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of the medium and long-term results of Bionx bioabsorbable screw fixation of the ankle syndesmosis in unstable ankle injuries.
  100. ncbi Sensitivity of a clinical examination to predict need for radiography in children with ankle injuries: a prospective study
    K Boutis
    Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 358:2118-21. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi Evaluation and management of ankle syndesmosis injuries
    Edward P Mulligan
    UT Southwestern Medical Center School of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8876, United States
    Phys Ther Sport 12:57-69. 2011
    b>Ankle injuries are common in sporting activities with damage to the inferior tibiofibular ligaments being notable for their resultant disability and prolonged recovery.

Research Grants26

  1. BIOMECHANICS OF FOOT/ANKLE INJURIES USING 3D IMAGING
    Jayaram Udupa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORS
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, one of our primary goals in developing this grant application is to do our part in improving, if not correcting, this problem. ..
  4. Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OA
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. METALLOPROTEINASES IN AGING AND OSTEOARTHRITIS
    Virginia Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..They propose that successful completion of this work will serve as a basis for future studies of drug intervention for OA, and characterization and interaction of other pathogenic molecules in OA. ..
  6. Local Biomechanics of Median Nerve Insult in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    THOMAS DUDLEY BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. STRATEGIES TO PREDICT OSTEOARTHRITIS PROGRESSION
    Virginia Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of these studies could aid in the refinement of subject selection for clinical trials and those most in need of prevention strategies. ..
  8. Skeletal Development in Clubfoot Treatment
    Sorin Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We view this proposal as the beginning of a longer term strategy to improve the nonoperative treatment of clubfoot and to explore the mechanisms by which these cartilage anlagen develop. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Determination of OA Pathology by Biomarker Dating
    Virginia Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We refer to the technique of quantifying the D-aspartate content of cartilage macromolecules as "biomarker dating". ..
  10. Real-Time MRI and 3D Modeling: Development and Application to Patellofemoral Pain
    GARRY GOLD; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The novel imaging and biomechanical modeling techniques developed in this research will be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of a range of musculoskeletal disorders. ..
  11. Implant/Construct Interactions in the Biomechanics of Total Hip Dislocation
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Realistic finite element analysis is an ideal vehicle for systematically assessing the complex interactions of the many factors influencing dislocation propensity, toward the goal of reducing this troublesome complication. ..
  12. Intervention to Increase Safety Belt Use in ED Patients
    William Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e. the "teachable moment"). ..
  13. Sensory-enhanced motor training for hemiparetic arm/hand
    Wen Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The effect of enhanced sensory inputs will be determined through the comparison of outcomes of the two training programs. ..
  14. Brief Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in ED patients
    William Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e. routine care). ..
  15. MUSCULOSKELETAL PLASTICITY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY
    RICHARD SHIELDS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The benefits of this newly developed adaptive feedback controlled exercise may provide a standard that individuals with paralysis may use in an effort to maintain their musculoskeletal properties following paralysis. ..
  16. Neuro-Musculoskeletal Plasticity after SCI
    Richard K Shields; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed method not only has excellent potential for efficacy, but is also likely to be economical and easily integrated into the daily lives of people with SCI. ..
  17. Wear Analysis of Intervertebral Total Disc Replacements
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  18. BIOPHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER HEALING
    Charles Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Three-dimensional rate of ulcer healing will be measured with stereophotography and computerized image analysis techniques. ..
  19. MRI T2 Mapping of Cartilage for Diagnosis of Early OA
    Timothy Mosher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  20. Mechanisms of Third Body Acceleration of THA Wear
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. NONLINEAR COMPUTATIONAL BIOMECHANICS OF THE HIP
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This partnership proposes to bring together a critical mass of engineers and surgeons, to achieve clinically grounded advances in nonlinear numerical simulations of surgery of the hip. ..
  22. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
  23. CCD detector
    Carol Muehleman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, the optimized facility will greatly enhance the productivity of each user group as a consequence of detector efficiency. ..
  24. The Emu as a Model for Necrotic Femoral Head Collapse
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  25. NOVEL X-RAY TECHNOLOGY FOR DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE
    Carol Muehleman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our long-term goal is to identify and localize initial phases of cartilage degeneration and follow their progression with the ultimate aim of monitoring disease progression and therapeutic interventions. ..