Ankle Arthroscopy

Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into the ankle joint to evaluate and treat a variety of conditions.

Indications

Ankle Arthroscopy, also referred to as minimally invasive surgery, has proved to be highly effective in managing various ankle disorders including ankle arthritis, ankle instability, ankle fractures, osteochondral defects of the talus, and infection.

The benefits of arthroscopy compared to the alternative, open ankle surgery, include:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Minimal soft tissue trauma
  • Less pain
  • Faster healing time
  • Lower infection rate
  • Less scarring
  • Earlier mobilization
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • jackson memorial hospital
  • Foot & Ankle International
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • university miami
  • Hospital for Special Surgery