27Feb, 2019

Ankle Sprains

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What You Need to Know About Ankle Sprains: Ankle sprains are one of the most frequent injuries to effect people of all activity levels. They occur not only in athletes but in laborers, and average people who are simply walking and “twist their ankle.” Although the twist may be minor, people will often have prolonged swelling, pain over the outside of the ankle, and some have frequent giving way. Treatment should begin with “R.I.C.E.” principles. These include rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Over the counter anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen […]