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This article first appeared in Orthokinetics Blog, and has been edited for clarity. Why are ankle injuries so common? The ankle joint is where the
One of the most common problems presented to primary care clinics is ankle sprains. Sprains can happen when you overstretch or twist a muscle. This is especially if you skip warming up before exercising. Fortunately, after 2 weeks, most people will recover from ankle sprains on their own.
The Achilles tendon is one of the body’s largest tendons. It is a strong fibrous cord that connects the muscles of the back of your calf to your heel bone. The Achilles tendon is important in our daily movements, such as tiptoeing and running. While tendon tissues are strong, they are inflexible. If the Achilles tendon is overstretched, it can lead to pain and injury.