Chronic Ligament Instability

Chronic ligament instability involves long-term weakened ligaments. Weakened ligaments often occur in the ankles, causing chronic sprains and lifelong pain.

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Foot + Ankle Program

Find the care you need for foot and ankle injuries from the orthopedic specialists at Tufts Medical Center, and request an appointment today.
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Matthew Salzler, MD

Matthew Salzler, MD

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Sports Medicine; Orthopaedic Surgeon; Director of Orthopaedic Research; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3369
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, cartilage injuries and joint preservation, meniscus repair, management of knee ligament injures (ACL, MCL, multi-ligament), overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women's sports injuries and preservation, workers' compensation

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