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A 39-year-old female asked:

I have torn ligaments/tendons in my ankle. pt has shown some improvment, but i'm still in pain. is surgery my only option left? thanks

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Your doctor can try to immobilize you for a time. If there is a total tear then surgery is probably needed. There is a newer technique called prp which you can discuss with your doctor.

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Last updated Sep 2, 2016

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