Ankle Sprain Risk Factors

What are the risk factors that lead to this condition? Are you at risk of getting Ankle Sprain? Below you'll find information on each of the known risk factors for this condition.


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Ankle Sprain Risks

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition. In this case, these include:

  • Playing sports
  • Having:
    • Poor coordination
    • Poor balance
    • Inadequate strength in muscles and tight ligaments
    • Loose joints


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What It Is
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Ankle Sprain Causes
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Ankle Sprain Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Ankle Sprain? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Ankle Sprain Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Ankle Sprain Symptoms
What are the Ankle Sprain symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Ankle Sprain Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Ankle Sprain
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Ankle Sprain.
Ankle Sprain Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Ankle Sprain Prevention
How can you prevent Ankle Sprain? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Ankle Sprain Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Ankle Sprain treatment options are available?
Ankle Sprain Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Ankle Sprain Doctors
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