“An ankle sprain is a common injury. Inversion-type, lateral ligament injuries represent approximately 85% of all ankle sprains.
An ankle sprain is where one or more of the ligaments of the ankle are partially torn or stretched
When a ligament tears or is overstretched its previous elasticity and resilience rarely returns.
Grade I Mild - Little swelling and tenderness with little impact on function
Grade II Moderate - Moderate swelling, pain and impact on function. Reduced proprioception, ROM and instability
Grade III Severe - Complete rupture, large swelling, high tenderness loss of function and marked instability”