anterior ankle impingement

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anterior ankle impingement

; ankle bone block talar impingement at the anterior-inferior tibial border, due to hypertrophy of neck of talus (i.e. anterior impingement exostosis), inferior tibial exostoses (medial, causing foot supination; lateral, causing foot pronation at heel strike) borders of the tibia; presents as anterior ankle pain and/or insertional tendo Achilles; treated conservatively by a heel lift, with or without orthoses, or surgically by resection of excess bone
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