Torn Ankle Ligaments Ligaments are tough bands of tissue that connect bones to
... First degree sprain: Stretching and minimal tearing cause mild pain, difficulty ...
Options for treating tendon injuries are similar to options for treating sprains. They
include: Immobilization ...
Mar 12, 2011 ... The immediate symptom of a torn ligament in the ankle is pain. It can be hard to
judge by the amount of pain whether the patient has a mild ...
Most ankle ligament injuries are caused when the foot twists inwards. ... This
ligament is mainly torn in association with severe fractures of the ankle bones.
Repeated ankle sprains can lead to long-term problems, including chronic ... An
ankle sprain is an injury to one or more of the ligaments that stabilize the ankle.
An ankle sprain refers to tearing of the ligaments of the ankle. ... In general,
treatment in the first 48 to 72 hours consists of resting the ankle, icing 20 minutes
www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/Pages/How to Care for a Sprained Ankle.aspx
If it's a severe sprain, you might have felt a "pop" when the injury happened. A
sprained ankle means one or more ligaments on the outer side of your ankle
Background & Etiology (Cause). The ankle is made of two joints. These joints
need to be strong because they support the weight of the entire body. The ankle
A severe form of ankle sprain, called an ankle syndesmosis injury, involves
damage to other supportive ligaments in the ankle. This type of injury is