Ankle Injury Research Paper

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The most common ankle problems are sprains and fractures. A sprain is an injury to the ligaments. A fracture is a break in a bone. The foot and the ankle work together to support your body. Most of the injuries that people have in their foot and ankles are a result in tearing soft tissue apart. A lot of athletes have these injuries due to the sport they play. According to Apma, football players are the most prone to foot and ankle injuries.
There are many symptoms for fracturing or spraining the foot and ankle. These symptoms include: Pain, Swelling, Bruising, and difficulty walking. There are also many ways to treat sprains and fractures such as rest, place ice on the fractured ankle, make sure to use compression, and keep the leg elevated.

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