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

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…

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