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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.
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sprain one’s ankle

tv. to become pregnant. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
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Several new studies suggest the effects of a single sprained ankle could be more serious than we ever imagined - it can alter how well and how much you move during your life.
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.
Center Kwame Brown returned Friday from a 27-game absence because of a sprained ankle.
It's normal for a sprained ankle to swell, sometimes for four to six weeks, or longer.
The anterior talofibular ligament was sprained in 26 subjects, the calcaneofibular ligament in 12 subjects, and the posterior talofibular ligament in 10 subjects.
Her show spokeswoman Kris Lingle confirmed: ``Celine has been hampered by a sprained neck for the past week, she aggravated it doing her show.
A You didn't reveal how you sprained your ankle, but it is common whether you are running, jumping or while you are doing any type of weight-bearing activity.
Casting a sprained ankle is likely to prolong treatment, and often doesn't enhance the ultimate result, according to the scientific literature.
There are, however, some measures that can be taken to lessen the possibility of a sprained ankle.
If you heard a popping sound when you sprained your ankle, if the ankle looks abnormally bent, and/or if the swelling is severe and the skin discolored, you should suspect a severe sprain and see a doctor or go to the emergency room.
Running, walking, tennis, basketball, rollerblading -- no matter what your exercise of choice may be, your workout regimen can be instantly halted by one of the most common injuries in America -- a sprained ankle.
Sprained ankle syndrome: prevalence and analysis of 639 acute injuries.
They are hopeful Luke Walton -- who has missed 11 games with a sprained ankle -- can return in the next week and Brown will follow sooner than expected.
SPRAINED ANKLES, MUSCLE TEARS, STRESS FRACTURES, BACK PAINS--WE'VE ALL BEEN THERE.
Also: Jackson said the team's trainers were encouraged that Luke Walton has not experiencing significant swelling in his moderately sprained right ankle.