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How does someone sprain their ankle?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Sudden twist or: Stretching ligament from excessive or forcful range of motion.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can someone sprain their ankle and not know it?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: In very rare condition if they have neuropathy of the leg, they loose the pain sensation, so they could even break there ankle and not feel it, this condition known (charco-joint).

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