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RICE & MICE: Lisfranc injuries

Thankfully, one of the injuries that hockey players are not prone to getting are Lisfranc injuries. Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes will miss the remainder of the season with the dreaded injury and, unfortunately, many athletes just don’t come back 100 percent from damage to the Lisfranc area. Lisfranc injuries are also called Lisfranc dislocations, Lisfanc fracture or Lisfranc fracture-dislocations, tarsometatarsal injury or just simply a mid-foot injury. It is named for Jacques Lisfranc de St. Martin, when he performed an amputation of the forefoot to the tarsometatarsal joints during the Napoleonic Wars. Ever since, the mid-foot where the metatarsal bones meet …