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Ankle Injuries, Sprains, Strains, and Fractures: Causes and Treatments


Sep 25, 2014 ... The most common ankle injuries are sprains and fractures, which involve ligaments ... A fracture describes a break in one or more of the bones.

Sprains, Strains, Breaks: What's the Difference? - Online Medical ...


If you've sprained your ankle, you know what severe pain is. ... Breaks are a fracture, splinter or complete break in bone, often caused by accidents, sports ...

Broken ankle - NHS Choices


A broken or fractured ankle is a relatively common injury, often caused by twisting the ankle, a fall, or a sporting accident. ... How do I know if my ankle is broken? If you injure your ... If the injury is not severe it can be difficult to tell if your ankle is broken or just sprained. .... Doctors at surgery did not bother to examine...

Broken Ankle or Ankle Sprain? By Dr. Ben Wedro on ...


Sep 19, 2011 ... Information about broken ankles and sprained ankles. Find out what tests should be ordered if you injure your ankle (broken ankle or sprain).

How can you tell when your ankle is fractured, broken, or just ...


Jan 8, 2007 ... My ankle is twice its normal size on the outside bone and is very very sore. i keep it elevated when I can. I have a fabric brace on that helps a bit ...

How To Tell If Your Ankle Is Sprained | Dr SmartPhone MD


May 15, 2013 ... Have you ever injured an ankle, and asked did I sprain my ankle? ... between the a sprain and a break: a sprained ankle is a strain of the ...

Broken ankle/broken foot Symptoms - Mayo Clinic


Broken ankle/broken foot — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis ... If you have a broken ankle or broken foot, you may experience some of the ...

3 Ways to Know if You've Sprained Your Ankle - wikiHow


An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries. ... Did you feel a tearing sensation? ... Pain and swelling will usually occur in ankle sprain or fracture.

Broken Ankle: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment - Foot Vitals


Oct 30, 2015 ... Often the ankle fracture is mistaken for a sprained ankle, and ... How Did I Break My Ankle? ... How Will a Doctor Diagnose My Broken Ankle?

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Sprain or Broken Ankle? 6 Clues - The Survival Doctor


Feb 4, 2013 ... What can you tip you off that it's a sprain or a broken ankle? ... for 4 weeks. I never expected that I did anything like that to my ankle! Glad I went.

How to Identify an Ankle Fracture


The leg bones form a scooped pocket around the top of the ankle bone. ... Because a severe sprain can often mask the symptoms of a broken ankle, every injury ...

How to Tell Between a Sprained Ankle and a Broken Ankle ...


Jan 13, 2014 ... Both sprained ankles and broken ankles are painful and result from similar injuries. An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments that join bones to each... ... per week, Lose 2 pounds per week. Gender. See My Calorie Goal ...

How to Tell the Difference Between an Ankle Sprain & a Break


Nov 29, 2008 ... Tell the difference between an ankle sprain and a break by evaluating ... I think my ankle is just sprained but I'm afraid I did something to my leg ...

Is it a Sprain? Or a Fracture? « Orthopedics, Spine & Sports Medicine


Dec 29, 2010 ... If you have pain over the ankle bone, you most likely have a break. If you're not able ... Did your foot turn under, out, in, or rotate? The more you ...