Common Ankle Injuries

The ankles are flexible enough to permit a wide range of motion, yet strong enough to bear the weight of the entire body. Nevertheless, ankles can still be injured. Today, as more people engage in sports and physical activities, ankle injuries have become increasingly common. Ankle Sprains An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments in the [...]

October 19th, 2016|Ankle and Foot|

Ankle Sprains

Mild Sprain A mild sprain occurs when there is minimal force with only slight stretching or tearing of the ligaments. Pain and swelling are minimal; walking is generally possible. Treatment: Often, ankle elevation and ice pack to reduce pain swelling are all that is necessary. Moderate Sprain A moderate sprain occurs when ligaments are partially [...]

October 19th, 2016|Ankle and Foot|