Ankle Foot and Lower Leg Specific Conditions

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Unformatted text preview: ans Osteochondritis Uncommon in ankle Can occur in superior talar dome Subchondral bone detaches and moves in Subchondral joint space joint Single trauma Acute injury Overuse Repetitive ankle sprains Osteochondritis Dissecans Osteochondritis Signs and Symptoms P! Effusion Progressing atrophy Catching, locking, Catching, clicking, or giving way clicking, Management X-ray diagnosis Immobilization Delayed wt bearing Delayed until evidence of healing present healing Surgery for displaced Surgery fragments fragments Peroneal Nerve Injuries Peroneal Common with a direct blow to the fibular head Common with soccer kicks S/S P! and paresthesia through dermatome pathway Weakness in dorsiflexion, eversion Anterior and lateral compartment “shock”-like symptoms Similar to neuropraxia If longer lasting, more severe problems could exist Drop foot possible Management of Peroneal Management Nerve Contusion RICE RTP when symptoms RTP subside subside No notable peroneal No weakness weakness No drop foot No Padding of fibular Padding head head Refer to physician if Refer symptoms do not subside subside Common Areas of Tendonitis Common Achilles Anterior Tibialis Peroneals Posterior Tibialis...
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