Ankle Impingement Syndrome Follow-up

Updated: Sep 17, 2018
  • Author: Marc A Molis, MD, FAAFP; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Return to Play

Patients with ankle impingement syndrome are allowed to return to sports or activities as tolerated in approximately 4-6 weeks, depending on the completion of physical therapy goals. Somewhat longer rehabilitation may be required with syndesmotic impingement.

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Prevention

In sports such as ballet, correct technique can help prevent injury.

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Prognosis

According to multiple follow-up studies, excellent and good postoperative results can be expected for approximately 84% of patients. [17, 18, 19]

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