When think about it, it’s not very surprising that ankles are frequently injured.
Each year, around 230,000 Australians see a GP for an ankle sprain or strain, according to NPS MedicineWise.*
And if you play sport, chances are, an ankle injury will put the brakes on your mobility at some point.
A review of studies conducted around the world revealed that ankle sprains are more common in particular sports – for court games it’s tennis and squash; while in team sports (rugby, soccer, volleyball, handball and basketball) are the standouts.Continue reading Ankle sprains – the facts you need to know