Monday, 26 March 2012

Ankle Sprains Treatment

       An ankle sprain mean to be  soft tissue damage in the ligaments around the ankle joint. It  is the most common ankle injury in sport.The bones of the ankle are primarily held together by strong structures called ligaments.A sprain may be a partial tear to a complete tear in ligament.Typically damage to ankle sprain  is characterized by ankle pain and a swollen ankle. A sprained ankle occurs due to the  sudden sideways or twisting movement of the foot. The adequate treatment of a sprain help you quickly recover and prevent further issues.

 These symptoms indicate Sprained Ankle
•    Ankle pain.
•    Swollen ankle.


 To make a fast recovery from ankle sprain you have to treat the sprain earlier, the faster .Among sprains injuries ankle sprains are one of the most common orthopedic injuries overall, Three sets of ligaments that hold the ankle together and each can be injured. The most frequently injured ligaments in the ankle are those located on the outer, or lateral, side of the ankle. The injury in those ligament complex leads  lateral ankle sprain. These injuries were account for more than 75% of all ankle sprains.

Types of Ankle Sprains are,

Inversion Ankle Sprains
      The ankle sprain due to foot inversion is the most common type of ankle sprain,due to this type of ankle sprain happens, the outer, or lateral, ligaments are stretched too far. There are three ligaments that join to the outer side of the ankle.

 Eversion Ankle Sprains

  Eversion Ankle Sprains causes when the foot is twisted outwards. Due to this the inner ligament, called the deltoid ligament, is stretched too far. Patients suffer the  pain on the inner side of the ankle.
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