When Can I Play Again: Ankle Dislocation

When Can I Play Again: Ankle Dislocation

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junior football tournaments 1523421929 336052713 When Can I Play Again: Ankle DislocationBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

An ankle dislocation is a severe and uncommon sports injury.
In a dislocation, the relationship between the bones is completely disrupted
Ankle dislocations typically require urgent evaluation in an emergency room for proper diagnosis and treatment
Return to sport often takes 3-4 months but can vary depending on the sport and individual recovery factors

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