oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Trauma in sport: Diagnosis of injuries to lateral ligaments of the ankle

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Both the diagnosis and treatment of ankle sprains in South Africa have to a large extent not been based on tried scientific fact, and although one's local experience may be adequate, the scientific background must be looked at critically and understood before truly adequate treatment of the patient can be given. This article will deal with the diagnosis of lateral ligament injury.

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