Ankle

Broken Ankle

Broken ankle

Ouch! You have a broken ankle! Broken ankles, also called ankle fractures, occur quite frequently – especially in the winter when there is ice around. We are also seeing more broken ankles as people remain more active into their later years than they have in previous generations. What is a broken ankle? There are three…

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Sprained Ankle

Sprained Ankle

A sprained ankle is the most common sports injury. In fact, it has been estimated that 25,000 ankle sprains occur each day in the US. Sprains occur when the strong bands of tissue that hold our joints together, called ligaments, stretch or tear. This happens when we twist or roll our ankle suddenly and exceed a ligament’s…

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