Asymptomatic Professional Footballers: Prevalence of Ankle Retinacula Injury with Associated Lateral Ligament and Tendon Abnormalities

SUMMARY Background. The retinacula are important dynamic stabilizers around the ankle joint and are susceptible to potential injury in high-level footballers. Aim. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of retinacula injury in asymptomatic professional football players and for the presence of associated ankle tendon or ligament abnormalities. Methods. Seventeen professional football players from one … Continued