Lateral Ankle Sprain
Lateral ankle ligamentous sprains are common sporting injuries and are prevalent in jumping and running sports like netball, basketball and all codes of "footy". Referring to the functional anatomy of the ankle, the lateral supporting structures are much smaller in size in relation to the medial supporting structures and as a result, lateral ankle inversion injuries are much more common.
After sustaining an inversion injury there will be pain, swelling, bruising, and difficulty weight bearing. The presentation of these symptoms ...