Ankle sprain is a commonly used and profoundly misunderstood term which is broadly used to describe a group of acute ankle injuries. It refers to the injury or strain placed on ligaments during activity or motion when inverted or everted. During movement, ligaments, which attach bone to bone, can become over stretched and torn. This results in inflammation and pain.
– Red and hot ankles
– Stiffness or decreased range of motion
– Pain upon weight-bearing
If you suspect you have sprained your ankle it is important to see a podiatrist. Without proper diagnosis, rehabilitation and ankle sprains treatment more chronic conditions are likely to develop due to further injury. These may include; chronic ankle pain, imbalance and ankle joint arthritis.
Sport Modification/ Advice
Ankle Proprioception Training
Refer For Imaging (X-rays/ Ultrasound/ MRi)