Broken ankles are among the most common fracture types. Find information about these injuries as well as information about ankle fracture treatment.
There are a variety of types of ankle fractures and treatments vary according on the location and degree of the injury. Understanding the actions to take after experiencing an ankle fracture may require prior knowledge of how these type of injuries occured. The symptoms of a broken ankle are quite distinct from other ankle injuries and conditions.
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Ankle fractures are common injuries which occur in the bones surrounding the ankle joints. The ankle is formed where three bones, the tibia, the fibula, and the talus, come together. Usually, when an individual is diagnosed with a broken ankle, the tibia or fibula are most frequently the bones affected. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.
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