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What is a sprain versus a broken ankle?

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In brief: Bone involvement

When you sprain your ankle there is no bone involved.
Usually the ligaments and sometimes in severe cases the tendons of your ankle are hurt during a sprain, when when you break your ankle, a bone in your ankle is broken.

In brief: Bone involvement

When you sprain your ankle there is no bone involved.
Usually the ligaments and sometimes in severe cases the tendons of your ankle are hurt during a sprain, when when you break your ankle, a bone in your ankle is broken.
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