Current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of ankle sprains

Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 1995 Oct;12(4):653-65.


Simple ankle sprains are common injuries. Failure to evaluate, diagnose, and adequately treat severe ankle sprains results in continued pain, instability, and decreased function. This article reviews the examination, stabilization procedures, physical therapy techniques, and complications of these injuries.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Ankle Injuries / diagnosis*
  • Ankle Injuries / therapy
  • Humans
  • Sprains and Strains / diagnosis*
  • Sprains and Strains / therapy