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Ankle Sprain

An ankle sprain is an injury that happens when you stretch or tear the tissues that connect the bones in your ankle. It causes pain and swelling. Treatment is important to help prevent ongoing ankle problems.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Current as of October 17, 2013

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Last Updated: October 17, 2013
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