What Is An Ankle Sprain?
An ankle sprain happens when the foot rolls in, a rapid movement or twist might overstretch the supporting ligaments, resulting in ligament rips and bleeding around the joint. This is a common injury in sports that entail a lot of running, jumping, and changing directions (such as basketball and football). Ankle sprains are very common in some persons.
Ligaments are the connective tissue that connects the bones of your ankle. The ligaments in your ankle might stretch or rip if you twist or spin it in an odd way. If it is sprained, your ankle may hurt even if you aren’t standing on it. Your ankle may be swollen or bruised and you may not be able to move it very well.
You should go to the doctor if your ankle hurts badly, if you can’t walk or stand on your ankle, or if your foot is cold or numb. You also should go to the doctor if you have diabetes or another serious illness and you think you have an ankle injury, even if you aren’t sure how badly it’s hurt.
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