peroneal sheath reconstruction Surgical Technique
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The mechanism of this injury is as for an ankle sprain. However once it has occurred the chance of the resultant instability and secondary pain settling with conservative management is far less than with an ankle sprain.
Most patients will demonstrate their subluxation without being asked but on occasion it can be subtle and require careful ultrasound assessment.
With appropriate rehabilitation post-operative recurrence is rare .
Author: Mark Herron FRCS
Institution: The Wellington Hospital , London