Sports-Related Foot and Ankle Injuries
Guest: Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. (@DrEdSportsMed)
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
Special Back to School Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Provider Series – Episode 4: What are some of the common foot and ankle injuries seen in athletes? When is the wait and see approach not advised? When should patients be referred for surgery? Dr. Laskowski dives into detail on presentation and mechanism of injury, risk of recurrence, the role of bracing and proper balance and proprioceptive exercises. To hear more from Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, follow them on Twitter @MayoClinicSport.