Monday, 26 August 2013

ANKLE SPRAIN
ITS A COMMON INJURY IN SPORTS.ITS INJURY OF LIGAMENTS OF ANKLE JOINT.
CLINICAL FEATURES: PAIN,TENDERNESS,SWELLING OVER THE AFFECTED LIGAMENT.
GRADING OF ANKLE SPRAIN.
GRADE 1: NO LAXITY,MINIMAL PAIN MILD SWELLING.
GRADE 2: MILD TO MODERATE LAXITY,SOFT TISSUE SWELLING,ANTERIOR DRAWER AND TALAR TILT IS SLIGHTLY POSITIVE.
GRADE 3: SEVERE SWELLING AND PAIN,THE ANTERIOR DRAWER ND TALAR TILT TEST ARE HIGHLY POSITIVE.
TREATMENT:
  • COMPRESSION BANDAGING
  •  REST
  • ICE THERAPY
  • LIMB ELEVATION
  • ACTIVE TOE EXERCISES
  • CAST BRACING
  • STRAPPING

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