Ankle Injury Underlying Cause
The ankles support the entire weight of the body, which makes them very susceptible to sprains, strains, fractures and other injuries.
When a forceful motion overloads the ankle, three types of injuries can occur:
- Strain of the tendons that attach muscles to the bones
- Sprain of the ligaments that attach one bone to another bone
- Fracture of the bones
Common causes of ankle injuries include:
- Sports injuries
- Stepping onto an uneven surface
- Automobile accidents
- Occupational injuries
Types of ankle injury include:
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