Injuries to the ankle and foot can be painful and debilitating. Learn more about how DMC Orthopaedic and Podiatry specialists are treating the most common ankle and foot problems:
A common tool in treating Ankle injuries is Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive diagnostic and treatment procedure used for conditions of a joint. Originally, Arthroscopy was a diagnostic tool only, used primarily for planning a standard open surgery. However, because of the development of new instruments and advanced surgical techniques, many conditions can also be treated with arthroscopic surgery.
The following are the conditions most frequently discovered during an arthroscopic procedure:
- Inflammation (including in the lining of the synovium in ankle)
- Pieces of loose bone and/or cartilage in the ankle