Surgical Repair of Ankle Fractures

Surgical Repair of Ankle Fractures

With current surgical technology, most ankle fractures are now surgically repaired. When possible, we still practice conservative management of broken ankles, but for unstable or displaced fractures, the ankle needs to be surgically fixated.  Ankle Surgery intends to...
Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains

One of the more common traumatic injuries that presents to our offices at Eagle-Summit Foot & Ankle, and emergency rooms nationwide, is the ankle sprain. An estimated three million ankle sprains occur in the United States every year, which is enough for one out of...
Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

One of the more common foot and ankle fractures is that of the fifth metatarsal. The metatarsals are the bones which make up the majority of the foot and, as such, bear a lot of force from normal use. The fifth metatarsal is the bone directly behind the pinky toe and...
Ski Boot Top Fractures

Ski Boot Top Fractures

One of the worst ski injuries that can occur to the lower extremity is the ski boot top fracture. Historically, these were in the realm of podiatric foot and ankle surgeons, however with advances in ski boot technology and stiffer designs, these often end up out of...