President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
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
Many sports fans will be familiar by now of the injury sustained by professional golfer Tony Finau in the Master’s Par 3 contest last week…