Ankle impingement

Last evidence check March 2011.

Principal authors: Jim Barrie and Marie Wilson

Causes of posterior impingement

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1.Deep posterior tibiotalar ligament (POMI lesion) 2.FHL tendon 3. Posterior intermalleolar ligament 4. Posterior tibiofibular ligament 5.Posterior talofibular ligament

Posterior impingement syndrome of the ankle is probably less common than anterior - we see at least 10:1 in favour of anterior impingement but this is in a general rather than a sports-oriented practice.

Causes in clude: