Ankle and Subtalar Joint Arthroscopy

  • Ryan T. Scott
  • Mark A. PrisselEmail author


Ankle arthroscopy is a commonly employed surgical technique to provide a minimally invasive approach to managing intra-articular ankle pathology. Common indications include osteochondral defect, ankle synovitis, impingement syndrome, early arthritis, chronic ankle pain, intra-articular assessment of ankle trauma, painful os trigonum (posterior hindfoot endoscopy), and ankle instability. Additionally ankle arthrodesis can be performed arthroscopically.


Arthroscopy Ankle Subtalar Arthroscopic Posterior arthroscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The CORE InstitutePhoenixUSA
  2. 2.Orthopedic Foot & Ankle CenterWorthingtonUSA

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