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High ankle sprain

High Ankle Sprain

A high ankle sprain is also known as a Syndesmosis injury. It is a tear of the anterior tibiofibular ligament which joins the tibia and fibula together just above the ankle. This ankle injury is generally more severe and more complicated to treat than a normal ankle sprain. Symptoms Symptoms of a high ankle sprain …

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Pott's fracture broken ankle

Pott’s Fracture (Broken Ankle)

A Pott’s fracture is a type of broken ankle, involving either of the bony parts of the ankle, called malleolus. A bad ankle sprain is usually how it occurs. Sometimes It can be difficult to separate this ankle fracture from a sprain. Here we explain the symptoms, treatment, causes, as well as rehabilitation exercises. Symptoms …

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Tibialis anterior tendonitis

Tibialis Anterior Tendonitis

Tibialis anterior tendontis is also known as Tibialis anterior tendinopathy. It is an overuse injury causing pain and stiffness at the front of the ankle. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment and exercises. Tibialis anterior tendinopathy symptoms Pain and stiffness at the front of the ankle, particularly when bending the foot and toes upwards. …

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Peroneal tendonitis

Peroneal Tendonitis (Tendinopathy)

Peroneal tendonitis is an overuse injury causing inflammation and degeneration of the peroneal tendons resulting in pain on the outside of the ankle. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment for peroneal tendonitis. Peroneal Tendonitis Symptoms Symptoms of Peroneal tendonitis/tendinopathy include: Pain and swelling on the outside of the ankle just below the bony …

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Ankle sprain - Sprained ankle

Sprained Ankle

A sprained ankle is one of the most common sports injuries. If you have suffered an ankle sprain then our rehabilitation program will get your back to full fitness as soon as possible. Sprained ankle symptoms You often know instantly if you have sprained your ankle. Your foot turns inwards under the weight of your …

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Ankle avulsion injury

Ankle Avulsion Fracture

An ankle avulsion fracture occurs when a tendon or ligament tears, pulling a small piece of bone with it. The symptoms are similar to an ankle sprain, which is why it might initially be overlooked. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment of an ankle avulsion sprain. Ankle avulsion fracture symptoms Symptoms of an …

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Medial malleolus ankle

Medial Malleolus Stress Fracture

The medial malleolus is the bony bit on the inside of the ankle. A stress fracture of the medial malleolus can occur but is very rare. It causes pain on the inside of the ankle which is exacerbated by activity. Medial malleolus stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a medial malleolus stress fracture include pain on …

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Osteochondral lesions of the talus

Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

Osteochondral lesions of the talus are fractures of the cartilage, which sits on top of the Talus (ankle bone). They commonly occur in combination with an ankle sprain. It may not be diagnosed immediately but only later identified if an ankle sprain doesn’t fully heal. Signs and Symptoms Symptoms of an Osteochondral lesion of the …

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