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ANKLE PAIN? YOU MAY HAVE A LATERAL SPRAIN


So you were playing basketball and landed on the outside of your foot when coming down from a jump. Or you are a soccer player and “stepped wrong” during a game. Your ankle is swollen and you think it’s sprained. What exactly is going on?

Ankle sprains are common! Studies have shown that lateral ankle sprains account for up to 28% of sport related injuries!1 There are three main ligaments on the outside of the ankle that can be affect