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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.