Midfoot Sprains in NFL Players: Treatment and Severity

Return to play without surgery seen in grade 2 Lisfranc injuries

Terry Stanton

A study presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Specialty Day found that professional football players who sustain minor midfoot sprains and are managed conservatively may return to play within 3 weeks. Results also showed that players with severe injuries involving frank diastasis underwent surgery more than 90 percent of the time.

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