Injury Information


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Ankle Injury

Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

An ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments are over stretched causing ligament fibres and small blood vessels to tear. Pain, bleeding in the tissues, and swelling are the result.

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( Posted in: Ankle Injury )