📩 09/07/2023 10:43
Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist Op.Dr.Alperen Korucu gave important information about the subject. Foot sprains that occur as a result of sudden movements are one of the most common musculoskeletal system problems. Foot sprains can sometimes be seen as mild with short-term pain, but sometimes it can cause bone fracture or joint damage.
The ankle, which connects the foot and leg region, thus creates a mobile area. Since the joint region consists of flexible fibers and bones, if pressure is placed on this region, deformation may occur in this region over time. The deformation seen in the fibers is called ankle sprain.
Ankle sprains can occur in athletes as well as in normal people. Causes such as exercising in places can lead to sprains.
The ankle is always sprained inward and causes varying degrees of damage to the outer lateral ligaments of the ankle. Stretching of the lateral lateral ligaments is one of the mild injuries. The symptoms of a sprained foot vary according to the severity of the injury. Some of the symptoms are as follows; pain in the ankle, balance problems, bruising, swelling, movement problems, sensitivity when touching the ankle or during loading…
In mild sprains, ice can be applied first. This application reduces the pain. It also helps to heal quickly by reducing the edema and swelling. By placing the ice on a towel, it is applied to the ankle for 15-20 minutes. Other treatment options include rest, painkillers, keeping the leg elevated and There is bandaging. In severe ankle sprains, fixation with simple plasters may be required.