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Posts Tagged: ankle sprain

StrainsApproximately 25,000 people sprain their ankle each day, ranking it the most common form of sprain in the United States.

What is a sprain?

A sprain is an injury to the ligaments around a joint. What are ligaments? Ligaments are strong, flexible fibers that hold bones together. When a ligament is stretched beyond its capacity or it tears, the joint will become painful and start to swell with inflammation. When a ligament is severely damaged, the ligament or joint capsule can lose stability.

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MN Chiropractor | Foot, Ankle & Arch Pain

Day after day, your feet and ankles take quite a beating, especially when you play sports. Sports such as running, basketball, high impact aerobics, tennis, racquet sports, and baseball, all involve considerable ground impact. From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries.

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