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Sports Injuries

Updated 30 September 2014

Arthroscopy can also repair ankles

Arthroscopy may be best known for repairing knees injuries, but it's also a valuable method for treating ankles.

Arthroscopy may be best known for repairing knees injuries, but it's also a valuable method for treating ankles.

Stienstra started doing ankle arthroscopy in the mid-1980s when that type of procedure was considered experimental.


Painkillers (Paracetamol)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
COX-2 specific inhibitors
Different Steroids
Cortisone injections

 

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Adrian Rotunno is a medical doctor in the Sports & Exercise Medicine fellowship at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and qualified physiotherapist. Team physician for Dimension Data pro-cycling, and Boland Rugby. Special interests include endurance sport, in particular cycling, as well as contact sports.

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