Latest Sprain Stories

2012-01-10 15:16:01

For handball players, ankle sprains are just part of life.

2011-10-17 17:12:58

Nearly all active people suffer ankle sprains at some point in their lives, and a new University of Georgia study suggests that the different ways people move their hip and knee joints may influence the risk of re-injury.

2011-08-10 20:24:05

Should lower leg strains and sprains take up valuable ER time and resources?

2011-07-21 12:26:00

CHICAGO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace-up ankle braces are designed to prevent acute ankle injury in amateur athletes. But until now, that statement wasn't backed up with any hard-core evidence.

2011-07-08 14:07:35

Lace-up ankle braces can reduce the occurrence of acute ankle injuries in male and female high school basketball players.

2011-06-30 07:00:00

PALM COAST, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After what appeared at first to be just a minor twisted ankle in September of 2008, Attorneys David Spicer and Stephen K. Miller's client did what any sensible afflicted person would do; she went to the doctor.

2011-03-28 11:25:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March Madness may inspire you to go to the hoop this month, but before hitting the court or pavement be sure to heed the advice of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) on ankle injury prevention.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.