How is an ankle sprain diagnosed?
Ankle sprain is often diagnosed by physical examination. An X-ray can be taken to check for a fracture. An MRI scan is only performed in cases where a severe ankle injury is suspected.
Author: Piraveen Pirakalathanan
First answered: 09 Feb 2016
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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