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Tendon and ligament disorders of the foot and ankle 

Tendon and ligament disorders of the foot and ankle
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Tendon and ligament disorders of the foot and ankle
Author(s):

Matthew C. Solan

and Mark S. Davies

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.009005
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date: 12 December 2019

Treatment of tendon and ligament disorders of the foot depends on accurate clinical diagnosis, supported by investigation

The treatment of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is guided by classification

Ankle ligament injuries only need surgical treatment if very severe or chronic

Achilles tendonitis is usually treated conservatively

Rupture of the Achilles tendon may be treated operatively or conservatively.

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