There are a wide variety of resources available to help you and your family meet the challenges of chronic pain. This list is by no means a complete one; it is designed as a starting point to help you identify sources of help.
American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) P.O. Box 850 Rocklin, CA 95677-0850
Although often associated with women in high-heeled shoes, ankle sprains are a common ailment for all sorts of athletes. About 25,000 people get them every day.
And what is an ankle sprain, exactly? It’s an injury to one of the ligaments in your ankle. Ligaments are tough bands of tissue that hold your bones together. Although ligaments are flexible, all it takes is a sudden twist for them to stretch too far or snap entirely.
Ankle sprains are graded according to severity, with Grade I indicating...