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Category: Ankle

Ankle Sprain Treatment

November 4, 2016
Ankle

The soft tissues of the ankle can be torn, partly torn or overstretched as an acute traumatic injury which can happen at any age. If it is severe, there may also be bone damage which may not be obvious at first. Types of Ankle Sprain In an inversion sprain, which is the most common, the foot […]

Ankle Bone Traumatic Fracture

October 17, 2016
Ankle

The bones around the ankle can be broken by severe twisting stress or vertical impact. This is an acute traumatic injury which can happen at any age. If the ankle joint is displaced, it is a fracture-dislocation. Damage to the bone’s cartilage surface within the joint is called an osteochondral fracture.Injury to the talus, fibula […]

Ankle Pronation

November 8, 2013
Ankle

Brief Outline of Ankle Pronation Pronation is the inward rotation of the foot during walking or running. While some pronation is natural and part of the normal gait, excessive pronation can lead to some chronic injuries, and acute over-pronation can lead to strains or sprains. Anatomy and physiology The ankle is a hinge joint and is formed […]

Ankle Supination

November 8, 2013
Ankle

Brief Outline of Ankle Supination Supination is the outward rolling of the foot at the ankle. This is a normal movement during the push-off phase of running, walking, or jumping. Excessive supination can cause damage to the ligaments, tendons, and muscles of the lower leg. Acute over-supination may cause stretching or tearing of the ligaments of […]

Posterior Tibial Tendinitis

November 7, 2013
Ankle

Brief Outline of Posterior Tibial Tendinitis Pain along the medial (inner) side of the lower leg, ankle, and foot may be the result of posterior tibial tendinitis. The posterior tibial tendon helps hold the longitudinal arch of the foot, which means there is a level of tension and friction in the tendon. If the arch […]