Ankle Fracture Treatments
Ankle fractures are one of the most common bone injuries. Bones in the foot take a beating during sports activities, running to a late appointment or just walking the aisles of a grocery store. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,...
Bimalleolar fracture and right ankle dislocation on X-ray (anteroposterior). Both
the end of the fibula (1) and the tibia (2) are broken and the malleolar fragments ...
A broken ankle is also known as an ankle "fracture." This means that one or more
of the bones that make up the ankle joint are broken. A fractured ankle can ...
Mar 13, 2015 ... Get information about ankle fractures, or a broken ankle. Symptoms of a broken
ankle include swelling, pain, bruising, bleeding, or deformation.
Are there factors that affect how soon osteoarthritis will develop or how severe the condition will be?
It can take time for symptoms of osteoarthritis to appear in an ankle
that has been fractured
(referred to as latency time). What can you do to delay the developmen... More »
What Is an Ankle Fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone.
Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small ...
What is an ankle fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. In
the ankle, fractures involve the far or distal ends of the tibia, the ...
May 4, 2014 ... It is often impossible to diagnose a fracture (broken bone) rather than a sprain, a
dislocation, or tendon injury without X-rays of the ankle.
Symptoms of an ankle fracture are pain, swelling, bruising and problems with
ankle motion. X-rays help show which need treatment from an orthopedic
Over the past 30 years, doctors have noted an increase in the number and
severity of broken ankles, due in part to an active, older population of baby