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Ankle sprain - should ATF ligament tear always require a surgery?

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In brief: BRACING/REHAB

Bracing and a formal rehab program should be tried first.
If unsuccessful, then consider surgery.

In brief: BRACING/REHAB

Bracing and a formal rehab program should be tried first.
If unsuccessful, then consider surgery.
Dr. Darrell Latva
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: No

Not necessarily, particularly if not an athlete, would depend on how bad a tear. You U dont want to be left with ankle instability.
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In brief: No

Not necessarily, particularly if not an athlete, would depend on how bad a tear. You U dont want to be left with ankle instability.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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