Medical Analysis of Pittsburgh Steelers CB Senquez Golson’s Lisfranc Injury and Recovery

Behind the Steel Curtain —August 16, 2016

Behind the Steel Curtain reports that Pittsburg Steelers' cornerback Senquez Golson will have to undergo surgery due to the severity of his Lisfranc injury. Mark C. Drakos, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, (who did not treat Golson) answers a few questions on this type of injury.

For example, Dr. Drakos responds to, “Overall, when a Lisfranc injury requires surgery, how severe is the injury?” with the following answer: “In many cases it can be a career-ending injury as it can limit an athlete's ability to plant and cut on the field. However, most athletes do return to play usually the next season if it is an injury that requires surgery."

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