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Foot Position Prior To Contact Influences Risk Of Sprained Ankle

According to a study, how the foot is positioned prior to ground contact when walking or running could increase risk of sprained ankle, otherwise known as a twisted ankle.[1] The results of the research found that people who have a history of repetitive ankle sprain demonstrated lower clearance heights between their feet and the floor… Read More »

How do you know if you have a sprained ankle?

An ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments that support the ankle stretch or tear. Ligaments help connect bones to one another or to cartilage. A sprain is distinct from a strain. Sprains injure ligaments, while strains affect muscles or tendons. The symptoms of the two injuries, however, are very similar. For this reason, distinguishing a… Read More »