Sports Trauma: Ankle and Foot

  • Bruno Silva Pereira
  • C. Niek van Dijk


The foot and ankle work together to provide support and mobility. All types of athletes are at risk of sustaining foot or ankle injuries or developing an ongoing condition. Injuries to the foot or ankle while being active are common. Sports medicine specialists are experiencing new diagnostic and treatment challenges. To meet those challenges, orthopedic surgeons are responding with innovative approaches to surgery and other management techniques. In the surgical realm, arthroscopy is finding increased utilization, often with excellent results, though, in some procedures, with certain attendant risks.


Ankle trauma Ankle instability Osteochondral lesions of the talus Anterior and posterior impingement Achilles tendon injuries Plantar fasciitis Lisfranc sprain Stress fractures Posterior tibial tendinitis Turf toe 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Silva Pereira
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • C. Niek van Dijk
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryHospital de BragaBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Clínica do Dragão, Espregueira-Mendes Sports Center, FIFA Medical Centre of ExcellencePortoPortugal
  4. 4.Department Orthopedic SurgeryAcademic Medical Center (AMC)AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  5. 5.FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Ripoll De Prado & Van Dijk Sport ClinicMadridSpain

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