Ankle surgery may be required to treat a fractured or broken bone, tendonitis, arthritis. The surgery is recommended only when the issue can not be resolved with medications and therapy and thus requires assistance for correcting it.
The ankle surgery is recommended to patients who have suffered a fracture and the bones in their ankle are unstable and further need support to heal. In case of milder fractures, where the ankle is stable and the broken bone is not out of its place, then the situation of surgery may not even rise.
Depending on the injuries incurred or medical conditions affecting the ankles, surgery may be recommended. Ankle problems that primarily require surgery to be done have been listed below-
Chronic synovitis/tendonitis of the ankle.
Chronic ankle instability from multiple sprains or other causes.
Arthritis that causes pain and immobility.
Deformity of the ankle.
If the situation demands, the patient should go through the surger...
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