What joint is sprained with a high ankle sprain injury?

Sprain. Sometimes a high sprain is referred to the syndesmotic ligament of the tibia and fibula. More often than not it refers to the degree of the sprain .
Ankle. It's still the ankle, bu t the pain will be higher as well, because of the type of twist that caused the high sprain.

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Can an ankle sprain cause narrow medial joint of the knee?

Not usually. Narrowing of the medial joint line of the knee is usually due to wearing out of the joint cartilage. An ankle sprain can exacerbate the knee symptoms by altering you gait pattern and putting increased weight on the medial joint line of the knee. Read more...

How should I feel after 6 weeks of treatment for an ankle sprain and osteoarthritis in the joint?

Pretty good. After 6 weeks you should feel pretty good unless the arthritis is severe and impeding the healing process. Read more...
DEPENDS. It all depends on the severity of both the ankle sprain, and the degeneration of the joint. Inflammation will go down (especially with anti-inflammatory treatment), but the arthritis will still be present. Long-term protection of the joint is also needed. I would recommend a minimum of a good compression ankle brace. Read more...

How do I know if my ankle bones are misaligned after an ankle sprain? My doc didn't realign my ankle bones by joint manipulation. Is this compulsory

Xray. An x-ray would show you the alignment of the bones. If your injury only resulted in spraining of the ankle joint ligaments, the joint should still be in alignment. Only if your ankle joint was dislocated would realignment be required. Read more...
Ankle sprain. If you had an x-ray which i'm sure you did it would show if bones would be in improper position which would be a dislocation . If you had x-ray then no it's not compulsory. Read more...

Do I see a general doctor for an ankle sprain or sore joints?

Yes. A general doctor can treat an ankle sprain. They can initiate x-rays to make sure there is no fracture and prescribe physical therapy. If you are not improving by 6-8 weeks, then an orthopaedic evaluation can be considered. Read more...
Ankle sprain. One time sprain - yes. Multiple joints, recurrent - can start of with a general doctor first. Read more...
Specialist . If you are able make an appointment directly with a specialist for the ankle. Either a podiatrist with rear foot training or a foot/ ankle orthopedist. Read more...

After a traumatic injury 2 months ago, breaking the distal fibula and a high ankle sprain. I'm still having pain and my ankle is facing inward...why?

Time to recheck. Your description is of an unstable injury pattern which means it may not be healing in an anatomical position . While it may be sply motor weakness it should be rechecked with new xrays. Read more...

I have an avulsion of the distal fibula fracture due to a high ankle sprain. What is the the common treatment for this type of injury?

Depends. If the fracture is displaced it may need surgical fixation. If its not displaced then bracing for 6-8 weeks minimum and then return to rehab until fully healed. It can take several month to get full healing. Other options include possible platelet or stem cell based therapies that may help healing faster/more fully. Check out Regenexx.Com. Read more...