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What is a Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation?

A Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation, or simply a Lisfranc Fracture, is when the Lisfranc joints are fractured or dislocated, or when the strong ligaments holding the lisfranc joint together are torn. Lisfranc Fracture Dislocations are usually caused by high energy injuries such as Motor Vehicle Accidents, falling from a height. These injuries can also occur while

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What are Ankle Fractures?

An ankle fracture refers to broken bones around the ankle joint. Three bones make up the ankle joint. These are the tibia (shinbone), the fibula (a smaller bone in your leg), and the talus (a bone in the foot). There are many types of ankle fractures, and fractured bones can be displaced (out of position)

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What is a High Ankle Sprain?

High Ankle Sprain A high ankle sprain is an injury to the syndesmosis (a joint at the lower leg). The syndesmotic ligaments connect the distal ends of the tibia and the fibula (two bones located at the lower leg). They are important for the stability of the ankle. How does it happen? Pattern of injury:

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Sarah Taylor

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