High ankle injury incidence is increasing. A serious injury!

Ankle syndesmosis injuries are a very common issue in all codes of football.

But.. in Australian Rules Football, this is a big bogeyman, and can take what seems a simple injury, into the season ending realm! A new study sheds light on the increasing incidence of this injury, and what return to play looks like.

But first, lets take a look at a couple of famous  "high ankle" injuries that affected, and at times ended, professional football careers!

Simon Bartold
Director of Bartold Clinical