Resource: Lateral Ankle Sprain: Why is it so recurrent?
Lateral ankle sprain is one of the most common sites for acute musculoskeletal injuries accounting for 75 percent of ankle injuries. More than 25,000 ankle sprains occur each day in the United States. Lateral ankle sprains are the most common injury, from both competitive and recreational sports to even our day-to-day life, yet they are so often mistreated or not treated at all. The biggest consequence of this neglect is a recurrent ankle sprain due to weakness of the ankle muscles leading to an unstable joint