A sprained ankle is a trauma of the ligaments situated in the ankle joint
. It is a very common pathology
, that can occur during daily activities or athletic practice, as a result of a misstep or a bad landing after a jump. A sprained ankle is treated in various ways: rest and elevation of the foot
, application of compressive bandages, icing the affected area, taking anti-inflammatories, etc. Rehabilitation of the ankle with sessions of physical therapy may be necessary in case of a serious sprain
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Latest update on November 19, 2013 at 10:52 AM by Jeff.