Ankle Sprain and Instability

The different types of injections for ankle osteoarthritis pain

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will explore recent findings in the comparison of injection treatments for ankle osteoarthritis. There is really not much by way of evidence to suggest one type of injection works better than another. Many times, clinical and empirical observation, […]

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Chronic ankle sprain and instability

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Many of our patients with chronic ankle instability complain of their ankles “giving way” and having constant or permanent swelling, obvious pain, decreased range of motion, or excessive motion from joint laxity. Most will recite a history of chronic ankle sprains, they […]

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Sinus tarsi syndrome – Pain on the outside of the ankle

Ross Hauser, MD Sinus tarsi syndrome causes pain in the outer or lateral side of the ankle. The conditions diagnosis is often difficult to make because on first examination the injury is often confused with a lateral ankle ligament sprain. The first step then is to differentiate between to two […]

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Alternatives to ankle replacement surgery and ankle fusion

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C This article is part of a series of articles we have prepared for our patients on the various stages of ankle instability and ankle osteoarthritis. This article is for the patient with significant ankle degeneration or post-traumatic injury damage who has been […]

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Peroneal tendon tear and peroneal tendonitis: Surgery and treatment options

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Peroneal tendon injury If you are reading this article, it is likely that you have become an expert in peroneal tendon injury. You have a chronic back of the ankle pain with swelling that makes running or even walking challenging. You […]

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Does ankle impingement require surgery? Improving range of motion without surgery

Ross A. Hauser, MD , Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Ankle impingement non-surgical treatment options Over the years we have seen many people with ankle impingement syndrome. Some of these patients come into our center waiting on a surgical date. When we ask, “why are you going to wait for […]

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