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Peroneal subluxation aka “Snapping ankle”

Peroneal Subluxation aka “Snapping Ankle” WHO? Athletes Sports involving side stepping/ toe running Volleyball/ basketball/ netball etc. Sprinters/ runners WHAT? Peroneal subluxation or “snapping ankle” is the condition used to describe a snapping or clicking sensation that occurs on the outside of the ankle. This clicking sensation, that traditionally occurs around the lateral malleolus (the large bony bump on the outside of the ankle) can be associated with pain or discomfort, and is caused by excessive movement or misalignment of the tendons of the peroneal muscles as they pass behind the lateral malleolus. When these tendons flick over the bony prominence, on [...]

Peroneal subluxation aka “Snapping ankle” 2016-06-27T14:32:11+00:00