A 43-year-old member asked:
Broken ankle or just a sprain, what's the difference?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Payam Rafat answered
21 years experience in Podiatry
Many possible signs: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture.
Answered on Apr 15, 2018
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