What exactly is a sprained ankle? An ankle sprain happens when the ligaments holding the joint together are torn or stretched out. It’s an extremely common sports injury and can be quite painful. Ankle sprain signs and symptoms: Immediate pain and swelling. Difficulty moving the ankle. Pain when putting weight on the ankle. How will…
This month, Beaver Valley Foot Clinic’s Dr. Christina Teimouri shares her insight and expert advice on the variations of a sprain, how to treat them and how to prevent them from happening again.
Treatments for Lateral Ankle Sprains
We’ve all been there.
You’ve made one awkward step and OUCH, you’ve twisted your ankle! In some cases you can shake it off without injury, while other times you’re reduced to hobbling around on one foot, or even worse.