Ankle fractures are usually the result of a harsh rotational force. For example, if you over-roll your ankle in a trip or fall. A person with an ankle fracture will not tolerate weightbearing activities, so until treated, this injury will prevent a person from standing on the injured foot or walking.
The Achilles tendon is a tough fibrous band of tissue that attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone. It is the largest tendon in the entire body and the most common tendon in the lower body to rupture.
Learn how Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, is recovering from a recent injury in his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article.
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician Dr Andy Reed, reflects on his recent injury.
Ankle sprains are one of the most common sport injuries and account for the majority of ankle injuries.8 They can be caused by: walking or exercising on an uneven surface, falling, landing on your ankle, rolling or twisting your foot, or getting stepped on causing the foot to twist or roll.