• Broström suture tape lateral ankle ligament augmentation allows accelerated rehabilitation

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Lateral ankle sprains are among the most common athletic injuries.
    Most of these sprains will positively respond to nonoperative treatment consisting of a brief period of immobilization in a tall, controlled ankle movement boot vs. brace, NSAIDs, ice, elevation and physical therapy. However, 10% to 20% of patients may ultimately fail conservative management and have symptoms of chronic pain with functional or mechanical instability necessitating surgical repair. The modified Broström technique for lateral ligament repair has been the standard operation for the management of chronic
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