Ankle instability is a condition in which the ankle has lost its normal stability due to loose ligaments. If non-operative treatment is ineffective in relieving symptoms, typical surgery to repair the stretched-out ligaments (a modified Brostrom procedure) works well, with high patient satisfaction rates.
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What causes osteochondritis dissecans?
Doctors believe osteochondritis dissecans may be caused by repetitive trauma or stresses to the bone over time. As the articular cartilage degenerates, it changes from a smooth, frictionless surface to a rough cobblestone-like surface. Chips may become detached, floating freely inside the ankle joint and causing pain and a loss of motion. In addition, the joint may become swollen and painful.
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