Ankle Sprain (cont.)
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Ankle Sprain Causes
Ligaments are injured when a greater than normal stretching force is applied to them. This happens most commonly when the foot is turned inward or inverted. This kind of injury can happen in the following ways:
Ankle sprain. Picture of inversion injury of ankle. Note it is turned inward.
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