A 37-year-old member asked:
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Should i get ankle surgery for unstable ankle?

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience in Podiatry
Depends: Not sure if you have spoken with any professional about different treatment options regarding your unstable ankle. Something as little as shoegear change, or physical therapy can help. If more acute or chronic type of pain, i would suggest you see a podiatrist.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Duggan
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Fusion: Start with a picture of the ankle. The subtalar joint is the one below the ankle. Often pts lose some motion of the ankle as well. Re check with your ... Read More

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