Foot and ankle injuries among martial artists. Results of a survey

JB Burks Winona Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 46280, USA.

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K Satterfield Winona Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 46280, USA.

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The practice of the martial arts is associated with a variety of lower-extremity injuries. Previous studies of the martial arts have examined injuries to the entire body, while providing only limited information on trauma to the foot and ankle. After a comprehensive review of the literature on martial arts injuries, the authors report the results of a survey on foot and ankle injuries sustained by martial arts practitioners.

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