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How a Sprained Ankle Can Easily Become Chronic Ankle Instability

How a Sprained Ankle Can Easily Become Chronic Ankle Instability

A sprained ankle is among the most frequently incurred injuries worldwide. In the United States, more than 23,000 ankles are sprained each and every day.  The usual cause of an acute ankle sprain is a sudden shift in weight-bearing that causes the outside edge of a person’s foot to roll under, and the inside edge to lift up. Such an read more »

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Kids’ Feet and Growth Plates: 5 Problems to Watch For

Kids’ Feet and Growth Plates: 5  Problems to Watch For

Many troublesome foot and ankle conditions occur in children just as they do in adults. But the bones of growing children haven’t themselves finished growing, so some children’s foot problems require extra attention. What is a child’s growth plate? Sites of active bone growth in children are called growth plates. They exist near the ends of bones in pre-adolescent children. read more »

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Ankle Sprains: The Pain in Sprain Stays Mainly in the Brain

Ankle Sprains: The Pain in Sprain Stays Mainly in the Brain

“Hey, it’s just a sprain. No big deal. Walk it off. You’ll be fine.” This all too common advice is followed all too often. The all too usual result? A lifetime of debilitating ankle pain and instability. A fully functional ankle is an essential requirement for any sort of life that isn’t completely sedentary. But ankle sprains do happen. And read more »

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Our Experts Explain What Happens (and What to Do) When You Sprain An Ankle

Our Experts Explain What Happens (and What to Do) When You Sprain An Ankle

If your lifestyle is even a little bit active, it’s almost certainly going to happen. You will sprain your ankle. You’ll do it in a physically demanding sport, like soccer or baseball, which requires abrupt applications of powerful force through your lower legs and feet. Or you will do it during a casual stroll over an uneven surface. Or you’ll read more »

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