First Aid: Sprain
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Your ligaments are tough, elastic-like bands that attach to your bones and hold your joints in place. A sprain is an injury to a ligament caused by excessive stretching...
A sprained ankle, also known as an ankle sprain, twisted ankle, rolled ankle,
floppy ankle, or just ankle injury, is a common injury where sprain occur on one
www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how to care for a sprained ankle.aspx
Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while
playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained
What is an ankle sprain?Most people have twisted an ankle at some point in their
life. But if your ankle gets swollen and painful after you twist it, you have most ...
An ankle sprain occurs when the strong ligaments that support the ankle stretch
beyond their limits and tear. Ankle sprains are common injuries that occur ...
A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in
an awkward way. This can stretch or tear the tough bands of tissue (ligaments) ...
The ankle is a weight-bearing joint where three bones meet - the tibia and fibula
of the lower leg and the talus of the foot, which sits on top of the heel bone ...
Do you have an ankle sprain? Learn about prevention methods to avoid future
injury and when to seek orthopedic care at A Nation in Motion.
Feb 18, 2016 ... Read about ankle sprain symptoms such as inflammation, bruising, pain,
throbbing, sore, and inability to move the ankle. Causes, diagnosis ...
The severity of an ankle sprain depends on how badly the ligaments are
stretched or torn. If the sprain is mild, there may not be much pain or swelling,
and the ...