An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments that surround the ankle joint. An ankle sprain typically happens accidently when you twist or turn your ankle in an awkward or sudden way. This can stretch or tear the ligaments that hold your ankle bones together.
All ligaments have a specific range of motion and boundaries that allow them to keep the joints stabilized. When ligaments surrounding the ankle are pushed past these boundaries, it causes a sprain.
Common causes that can contribute to an increased risk of ankle sprains:
An ankle sprain can be categorised into three sections:
Symptoms of an ankle sprain:
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