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What are the types of ankle sprains?

Ankle sprains can range from mild to severe depending on the degree of damage to the ankle ligaments: • Mild (grade I) - only minimal stretching or tearing of ligament(s); • Moderate (grade II) - ligament(s) are partially torn, or; • Severe (grade III) - entire ligament(s) are torn.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 24 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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