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Ankle sprain

Ankle sprain: Introduction

Ankle sprain: Although sprains can occur in both the upper and lower parts of the body, the most common site is the ankle. Ankle sprains are the most common injury in ... more about Ankle sprain.

Ankle sprain: Damage to the ankle ligaments. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ankle sprain is available below.

Symptoms of Ankle sprain

Treatments for Ankle sprain

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Ankle sprain: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Ankle sprain

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Types of Ankle sprain

  • Anterior talofibular ligament sprain - most common
  • Calcaneofibular ligament sprain - second most common
  • Inversion injury - from the foot turning inward.
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Diagnostic Tests for Ankle sprain

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Ankle sprain: Complications

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Causes of Ankle sprain

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Ankle sprain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prevention of Ankle sprain

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Article Excerpts about Ankle sprain

Although sprains can occur in both the upper and lower parts of the body, the most common site is the ankle. Ankle sprains are the most common injury in the United States and often occur during sports or recreational activities. Approximately 1 million ankle injuries occur each year, and 85 percent of them are sprains. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers Sprains and Strains: NIAMS)


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