Briant W. Smith, MD Orthopedic Surgery TPMG. Leg and Ankle Problems in Primary Care. Leg and Ankle Presentations. Trauma Pain. Ankle Trauma. 1. Twist and Fall --Fracture or Sprain 2. Patient hears/feels a pop--tendon or muscle injury. Ankle Trauma 1. Twist and Fall.
Ottawa rules employed
WBAT in fracture boot or cast for 4-6 weeks,
PT referral to regain motion, strength, proprioception.
Palpate the TendonProneRestingPosition