A foot or ankle arthroscopy allows your physician to see inside the joint. Your physician can see inside by inserting a tiny camera through a small incision. Surgeons will perform a foot or ankle diagnostic arthroscopy when MRIs, X-rays and CT scans do not give enough information about an injury. The procedures avoids the pain and inconvenience of traditional exploratory surgery.

The video below demonstrates the basic procedure. ┬áSurgeries may vary, however, depending on a patient’s individual condition.

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