Anterior ankle impingement syndrome (AAIS) is a condition that occurs when the soft tissues or bony structures at the front of the ankle joint become compressed or pinched, causing pain and limited range of motion.
Anterior ankle impingement syndrome (AAIS) can be caused by a variety of factors, including:
The treatment for anterior ankle impingement syndrome (AAIS) depends on the severity of the condition and the underlying cause. Here are some common treatment options:
Surgery: In some cases, surgery may be necessary to remove bone spurs, scar tissue, or other sources of impingement. Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive option that
The treatment plan for AAIS should be tailored to the individual patient's needs and goals. Your healthcare provider can help you determine the most appropriate treatment approach for your specific condition.
A physical therapist can help improve ankle range of motion, strength, and stability through specific exercises and stretches. Here are some ways physical therapy can benefit patients with AAIS: