The ankle is a hinge joint. It is made up of three bones: the tibia, fibula, and talus. The ankle must be able to withstand 1.5 times the body weight when walking and up to 8 times when running.
An ankle sprain is the most common ankle injury. A sprain is a stretching injury to the ligaments connecting the ankle bones.
Arthritis is inflammation of the Joint which causes pain and stiffness in the joint.
- Pain with activity
- Difficulty walking