Ankle Sprain


Ankle Sprain

An ankle sprain is one of the most common sports injuries. It occurs when your foot turns in on itself, stretching and weakening the ligaments that bridge the ankle and foot bones. This video explains the possible causes, recommended treatment, and what you can do to prevent a sprain.

Medical Reviewer: Joseph, Thomas, MD
Medical Reviewer: Turley, Raymond Jr, PA-C
Medical Reviewer: Watson, L Renee, MSN, RN

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