Ankle Distorsion

Sprains are very common, usually consists of a rotation of the foot inwardly (inversion) gives. Common findings include pain, swelling and tenderness, with a maximum point in the anterolateral area. Diagnosis is made by stress tests and sometimes radiographs. Treatment involves protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation (PRICE) and early weight bearing for mild sprains and immobilization followed by physiotherapy for medium and heavy sprains; some very severe sprains require…

September 3, 2018