Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries sustained during recreational and competitive sports such as soccer, basketball, football, and running. Although a common injury, many individuals do not seek medical attention and are self-treated. Depending on the extent of the injury, inadequate treatment of an ankle sprain may lead to chronic pain, decreased range of motion, or instability. In addition, a self-diagnosed ankle sprain may actually be a more severe injury, such as a fracture at or distal to the ankle complex.

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