Ankle Impingement Syndromes

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Ankle impingement is a problem that involves compression of soft/bony tissue with ankle motion. Impingement can be a significant problem for individuals impacting normal motion and leading to compensatory adaptations. This presentation will review ankle anatomy, common causes of impingement, imaging options, and treatment considerations.


  • Participants will be able to identify signs and symptoms of ankle impingement., 
  • Participants will be able to describe considerations for imaging., 
  • Participates will be able to outline treatment options for athletes with ankle impingement.


Domain 2: Assessment Evaluation and Diagnosis, Domain 4: Therapeutic Intervention

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Keywords: ankle impingement, treatment, imaging, motion, compression

Eric Nussbaum, MEd, ATC, LAT

Eric Nussbaum is an athletic trainer at University Orthopaedic Associates with 30+ years of experience in all levels of athletics. He received a graduate degree in athletic training from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA as well as an undergraduate degree from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in Millersville, PA.


  • Extensive experience in athletic training for both amateur and professional teams
  • Amateur: Hillsborough High School, Rutgers University, Team USA, Men’s Lacrosse Team, University of Virginia, and at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center
  • Professional: Philadelphia Eagles
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Current Athletic Trainer at Colts Neck High School
  • Past President of Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ)
  • Member of Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ) Hall of Fame
  • Member NJSCA Hall of Fame (NJ State Coaches Association)
  • Speaker at numerous national, regional, state and local meetings
  • Published author of multiple journal articles and book chapters
  • Past Executive Committee Member of National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), District 2
  • Received multiple distinguished service awards
  • Founding Member of the College Athletic Trainers Society
  • Involved with new research on high ankle sprains and adolescent overuse injury
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