Ankle Sprains

WHO? Athletes (runners, jumpers, netball or basketball players) Kids Mum and Dad Grandma and Grandpa WHAT? The talocrural joint (ankle joint) consists of many articulations. The bones of your ankle are held together by a number of important ligaments and stabilising structures. An inversion ankle sprain (where by the ankle rolls over the outside of the foot) is the most common ankle injury and causes damage to the lateral (outside) supporting structures. An eversion ankle sprain (where by the ankle rolls over the inside of the foot) subsequently causes damage to the medial (inside) supporting structures. WHEN? Ankle sprains can occur during [...]

Ankle Sprains2015-09-04T11:20:23+00:00