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sprain one's ankle

to become pregnant. She has, ah, sprained her ankle. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
See also: ankle, sprain

sprain one’s ankle

tv. to become pregnant. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
See also: ankle, sprain
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Moreover, current comparisons of treatment choices for ankle sprain have shown inconsistent results.
And when I had septicaemia and the bugs settled in my left ankle, I wondered if those childhood sprains had anything to do with my septic joint.
Although they are a duck dog job hazard, sprains and strains can be exacerbated by poor physical fitness and fatigue.
Most MCL sprains will heal with conservative treatment.
1%) of the 77 dancers indicated a previous ankle sprain on the questionnaire, with 27 reporting a history of unilateral ankle sprains and 27 a history of bilateral ankle sprains (Table 1).
Research is insufficient to support wearing high-top shoes to prevent primary and secondary ankle sprains.
Crowell collected data on more than 30 male recreational athletes, some with a history of repetitive ankle sprains and some without, and analyzed joint movements and forces in them during walking and running.
If you suffer a sprain, rest and elevate your ankle, and apply ice to it for 15-20 minutes at a time several times during the first day.
Case 3 presented as a chronic foot drop from a severe ankle sprain 4 years earlier.
Working with equipment can also be hazardous for firefighters, as shown by one crew member who got a sprain when a locker shutter jammed and two who sprained themselves while carrying fire service equipment.
The high ankle sprain This is marked by tenderness in the front of the ankle on the outside.
Use of the Air-Stirrup brace in combination with an elastic wrap promotes a more rapid return to function following first-time grade I and II ankle sprains than either treatment alone or other modes of treatment, reported Bruce D.
These athletes with right-side dominance and Grade I and II traumatic ankle sprain (according to Rouzier grading) were aged 22.
Use of the Air-Stirrup brace combined with an elastic wrap promotes a more rapid return to function following first-time grade I and II ankle sprains than do either one alone or other modes of treatment, reported Bruce D.
Like most people, Ken and Linda did not expect to sprain their ankle, nor did they know they were at a high risk for this injury.