The Treatment and Prevention of High Ankle Sprains

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Sports Medicine Physician, discusses treatment and prevention of high ankle sprains.

Sports Medicine Physician, discusses treatment and prevention of high ankle sprains.

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Dr. Grant Lum, MD, CCFP, Dip Sports Med, Sports Medicine Physician, discusses ankle sprains, diagnosis and common treatment options.

Presenter: Dr. Grant Lum, Sports Medicine Physician, Richmond Hill, ON

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High Ankle Sprains

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A high ankle sprain is a variation of an ankle sprain that can tend to be a more serious injury.

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High ankle sprains have a faster recover time than a normal ankle sprain.

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Sometimes an MRI is needed to properly diagnose a high ankle sprain.

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Due to the nature of a high ankle sprain it can sometimes leave the ankle joint unstable.

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If the sprain in severe enough it may require surgery to insert a pin in order to help stablalize the ankle joint.

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