There Is No Simple Ankle Sprain

2023-10-02T11:39:56-04:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized, Pain Management Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever twisted or “rolled” your ankle? If so, then you likely experienced an ankle sprain. It is one of the most common soft tissue injuries in sports, with some studies reporting 23,000 ankle sprains per day in the United States.  80% of ankle sprains, for both athletes and “weekend warriors”, involve the lateral ankle ligaments. So what happens when you twist your ankle? The lateral ligaments (anterior talofibular, posterior talofibular and calcaneofibular ligaments) of the ankle joint are [...]