28th October 2019

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Why does my ankle pop so much?

The 4 most common reasons your ankle might snap or pop include: Ankle Instability due to a chronic ligament injury. A tendon snapping over the bones – usually the Peroneal Tendons. OCD or Osteochondritis Dessicans: A loose piece of bone is formed in the ankle.

Also know, how do you know when you dislocate your ankle?

With your ankle injury, you may have symptoms such as:
  1. Immediate, severe pain.
  2. Swelling and bruising.
  3. Tenderness to the touch.
  4. Inability to put weight on your foot.
  5. Difficulty moving your ankle.
  6. A deformed look to your ankle.
  7. A bone that pokes through your skin.

What should you do if you roll your ankle?

Treating your Sprained Ankle
  1. Rest your ankle by not walking on it. Limit weight bearing.
  2. Ice it to keep down the swelling.
  3. Compression can help control swelling as well as immobilize and support your injury.
  4. Elevate the foot by reclining and propping it up above the waist or heart as needed.
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