Ankle Ligaments Injury / Sports Injury / Sprained ankle
Dr. Bata is an expert in treating Sprained ankle. Dr. Bata is a top rated orthopedic surgeon who provides cutting-edge podiatrist and general orthopedic services. Located in Southern California, Dr. Bata serves the community in Loma Linda, Colton, Riverside, Redlands, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino and all the Inland Empire region. Call (909) 233 - 7823 for booking an appointment.
Ankle ligaments injury or sprained ankle can be due to varies causes. Most commonly due to ankle twisting with sports activities or taking a wrong step. Many patients may have underlying subtle deformity or muscle weakness that will make them more likely to injure their ligaments. Repeated ankle twisting may be due to chronic ligament instability and can lead to more severe injuries. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is a key factor for patients to be able to return to same level activities.
The signs and symptoms of ligaments injury:
- Pain at the site of injury
- Swelling at the site of injury
- Sense of ankle instability
- Repeated ankle twisting
When to seek medical advice
- Pain after twisting injury
- Repeated ankle injury
- Chronic pain after activities