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Ankle arthroscopy is a key hole operation.
The procedure is done as a day case under general
The following procedures are done by ankle
What is foot baller’s ankle?
It is condition commonly seen in foot ballers.
It is due to bone formation in front of the ankle joint
Which limits the movement
What does the operation involve?
I will remove the bone spurs through arthroscopy in
most cases. Rarely if the bone spurs are large, I will
have to open the joint to remove the spurs.
When can I walk after arthroscopy?
You will walk straight away after simple arthroscopy
unless you need micro fracture in which case you will
not walk on the operated leg for 6 weeks.
What are the risks of ankle arthroscopy?