- Ankle Sprains : An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments in the ankle, usually on the outside of the ankle.
- Chronic Ankle Instability : Chronic ankle instability is a condition characterized by a recurring “giving way” of the outer (lateral) side of the ankle.
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