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Most COMMON ankle injury, injury to lateral ligaments and anterior talofibular ligament
less common due to ridged structures on the medial ankle, damage to deltoid ligament, 5-10% of sprains
overuse condition, pain with activity and increases following exercise, rest
overuse condition, medial boarder of the tibia, pain is more spread out,
characterized by extreme pain and gross deformity (could require surgery)
method of feeling with the fingers or hands during a physical examination
rest, ice, compression, elevate
range of motion
moving the toes upward
moving the toes downward
movement characterized by loose ligaments
Calcaneofibular ligament (lateral view)
Attaches calcaneus and fibula
Posterior talofibular ligament (lateral view)
Talus to fibula
Tibia (lateral view)
Fibula (lateral view)
Anterior talofibular ligament (lateral view)
Deltoid ligament (medial view)
Repetitive forces; overuse. AKA: hairline fracture.
Anterior Compartment Syndrome
Increased pressure in compartment due to vasodilation from direct trauma to the anterior portion of the lower leg.
Inflammation of the tendon.
Inflammation of the Achilles tendon from overuse &/or friction.
Achilles Tendon Rupture
MOI: sudden violent plantar flexion.
S/S: c/o immediate pain & disability. Swelling. Observable defect. Reports felt like gun shot or hard kick. Unable to actively plantarflex.
Lateral Ankle Sprain
Medial Ankle Sprain
Posterior Talofibular Ligament
Anterior Talofibular Ligament
Head of 5th Metatarsal
Anterior Tibiofibular ligament
the area is squeezed and a positive result is pain which might indicate a fracture.
A upward blow to the bottom of the heel. pain might indicate a fracture
Checks for level ofAchilles tendon rupture
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