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Dr. Troy Shannun Watson, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. Troy Shannun Watson M.D. is a top Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist) in Las Vegas, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Troy Shannun Watson M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Troy Shannun Watson M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Troy Shannun Watson M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Las Vegas, NV, Dr. Troy Shannun Watson M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
25 years Experience
Dr. Troy Shannun Watson, M.D.
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Georgetown Univ Sch of Med, Washington Dc
  • Accepting new patients

Should I wear an ankle brace?

I usually recommend playing with ankle brace for a few weeks after an initial ankle sprain. If you have had more than a few ankle sprains, then I would play with an ankle brace READ MORE
I usually recommend playing with ankle brace for a few weeks after an initial ankle sprain. If you have had more than a few ankle sprains, then I would play with an ankle brace as much as possible.

What should I do when I twist my ankle?

Typically you want to follow the RICE formula of Rest, Ice, Compression (think ACE wrap) and elevation. I would also recommend X-rays of the ankle to make certain there is no fractures. READ MORE
Typically you want to follow the RICE formula of Rest, Ice, Compression (think ACE wrap) and elevation. I would also recommend X-rays of the ankle to make certain there is no fractures. Hope this helps!

Ankle pain post arthroscopic surgery

You may have some scar tissue or inflammation in your ankle joint that has recurred. 5 years of no pain is a good sign. If I was seeing you I would likely inject your ankle with READ MORE
You may have some scar tissue or inflammation in your ankle joint that has recurred. 5 years of no pain is a good sign. If I was seeing you I would likely inject your ankle with cortisone two see if it was helpful. An MRI can sometimes be helpful. Sometimes a simple ankle injection can return you to normal but a followup with an orthpaedic foot and ankle specialist in your area would be helpful. Visit AOFAS.org and use physician finder if you need help locating a qualified professional.