oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Trauma in sport: Diagnosis of injuries to lateral ligaments of the ankle
|Article Title||Trauma in sport: Diagnosis of injuries to lateral ligaments of the ankle|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jan 1982|
|Pages||8 - 9|
|Keyword(s)||Anterior talo-fibular ligament, Arthrography, Bruising, Clinical examination, Fibular malleolus, Peroneal tendon's sheaths, Plantar flexion, Radiographic examination, Stress views, Swelling and Talar tilt|
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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