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Fractures

Fractures

A fracture is a potentially serious injury, damaging not only bone but also the soft tissues in the surrounding area—tendons, ligaments, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and skin. Fractures may be the result of direct trauma, e.g. an impact to the leg, or indirect trauma, e.g. when the foot is trapped, causing the athlete to […]

Ankle Fracture

Basics Description Fractures of the distal end of the fibula and tibia are termed ankle fractures. Usually caused by the twisting of the body around a planted foot or a misstep that results in overstressing the ankle joint Severe fractures may result in dislocation of the ankle. 2 fracture classification systems are used currently: […]