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Ohio Foot & Ankle Specialists

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Ankle Sprains 

Ankle Sprains Pain are incredibly common. Rolling, twisting, or turning the ankle in an unusual way can lead to a sprained ankle. This leads to ligaments in the ankle being moved (forced) beyond their typical range of motion. Stepping down wrong, stepping off a curb, falling, or being injured while playing sports or in an accident are common causes of sprained ankles. .

 What are the symptoms of a sprained ankle?

Symptoms of a Ankle Sprains Pain will vary based on the location of the injured tendon, and the severity of the sprain.  The most common symptoms of a sprained ankle include:

  • Pain
  • Bruising
  • Swelling

How do you treat a sprained ankle?

It is important to promote healing from a Ankle Sprains, to keep your ankle strong, and to prevent chronic pain.  Ohio Foot and Ankle Specialists will custom design a treatment program for your sprained ankle which may include some of the following:

  • Resting
  • Icing
  • Bracing/Wrapping
  • Elevating
  • Anti-Inflammatory Medication