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Hairline Fracture in the Ankle

A hairline fracture or a stress fracture is not instantly obvious like the other kinds of breaks. Stress fractures are small cracks in bones that happen when the muscles are overly tired and when they are incapable of absorbing the shock of the constant impact. When this occurs, the forces are moved to the bones, […]

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Pinched Nerve in Ankle

One gets a pinched nerve when there is too much pressure placed on a nerve by surrounding tissues; usually cartilage, bones, tendons and muscles. There is interruption of the function on the nerve and this causes pain, weakness, tingling or numbness. The pinch can range from mild to severe, and may cause temporary or far-reaching […]

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