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Broken ankle

Ankle is highly vulnerable to injuries as it forms the lower joint which experiences impact of the entire body weight. Ankle fracture is generally encountered due to traumatic injury caused by an accident. The remedy of such a fracture is determined based on the severity of the injury. It could be immobilization with the aid of a plaster cast or surgery. Causes
  • Landing awkwardly
  • Walking or running on uneven surface
  • Tripping
  • Impact with a heavy moving object
  • Twisting ankle
Symptoms
  • Sharp pain
  • Bruise
  • Swelling
  • Impact with a heavy moving object
  • Partial or total immobility to bear weight or walk
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