Ankle Pain

29 May

Sore Ankle

Cause Have you been feeling pain in one of your ankles lately? Having a sore ankle is very common at any age. Our ankles are very complex structures; bones, tendons, ligaments, and muscles work together to create a joint that can bear the entire weight of...

29 May

Twisted Ankle

Cause Saying we have a “twisted ankle” is just another way to refer to an ankle sprain. This injury is sometimes also referred to as a “rolled ankle”. We twist our ankles when we stretch the ligaments that hold the joint together beyond their capacity. This...

29 May

Tendonitis Ankle

Cause Tendonitis, also referred to as tendinitis, is a condition characterised by the inflammation or irritation of the tendons. Tendons are the strong bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones, and tendonitis can affect any of the tendons in your body. Ankles have an important...

29 May

Torn Ligaments in Ankle

Cause Your ankles are highly complex joints that are kept safely in place by their ligaments. Ligaments are strong, stretchy bands of connective tissue, which is mostly made up of collagen. Since connective tissue has a low vascularisation and as a result, doesn’t get much blood...

14 May

Fractured Ankle

Ankle injuries are fairly common amongst all age groups. This makes sense, since ankles are one of the most important joints in the human body, and they are indispensable to mobility and walking. Your ankles have a wide range of movement; however, forceful trauma can...

03 May

Broken Ankle

A broken ankle is one of the worst injuries you can get on your ankle joint. A fracture in the ankle can involve the distal ends of the tibia and/or fibula, the talus, or the calcaneus. It can also involve some combination of injuries to...

23 Apr

Ankle Ligaments

Have you ever wondered what makes your ankles able to move in so many different directions without getting hurt? Or exactly which structures get injured after an ankle sprain? Ankles are one of the most complex and versatile joints in the human body, and they...

23 Apr

Sprained Ankle

A sprained ankle is a common injury to the ligaments on the ankle. Sprains occur after ligaments are damaged or torn, and their severity can vary greatly. A sprained ankle can also be referred to as a twisted or rolled ankle. Anatomy A ligament is the stretchy,...

23 Apr

Rolled Ankle

Ankle sprains are also known as rolled or twisted ankles. A rolled ankle is a fairly common injury, and it can happen to anyone. Rolled ankles develop when the ligaments that support your ankle joint become strained and damaged, usually as a result of overextending...

23 Apr

Ankle Pain

The most common cause of ankle pain is a sprained ankle, which occurs when the ligaments in your ankle are stretched beyond their normal range of movement. Depending on the severity of your strain, ligaments can become partially or completely torn, and even detached from...