Ankle Joint and Nerves

  • Neilesh Soneji
  • Philip PengEmail author


Foot and ankle injections can play an important diagnostic and therapeutic role in patients with chronic foot and ankle pain. Ultrasound is a validated technique to guide injections of the tibiotalar and subtalar joints. Ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve injections can also be used for peripheral neuropathic pain in the foot in the context of peripheral nerve injury or entrapment.


Foot Ankle Injection Tibiotalar Subtalar Tibial nerve Superficial peroneal nerve Deep peroneal nerve Saphenous nerve Sural nerve 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Pain ManagementUniversity Health Network – Toronto Western Hospital, Women’s College HospitalTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesia and Pain ManagementToronto Western Hopsital and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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