Lateral Ankle Stabilization

Dr. Brennan repairs lateral ankle ligaments and applies an internal brace to stabilize the ankle.

Lateral Ankle Stabilization

A: A lateral ankle stabilization is a surgery to keep you from spraining your ankle over and over again by tightening the outside of the ankle using the tendons of your foot and leg.

A: Repetitive ankle sprains cause the lateral ankle to become weakened.

A: You will wear a boot for four weeks of non weight bearing and then you will be able to walk with a boot for four more weeks. Total recovery is eight weeks.

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