Posts Categorized: Ankle Sprains

Common Sports Injuries For Kids: Learn More from Louisville Children’s Orthopedic Surgeon Stacie Grossfeld

  It’s important as parents, coaches and mentors that we encourage kids to live an active healthy life. This naturally includes participation in sports. However, all physical activities come with the risk of injury, especially as kids are prone to tumbles, scrapes, bumps and bruises. Being prepared for potential sports injuries is critical in that… Read more »

Suffering from an Ankle Sprain?

Did you know that an ankle sprain is one of the most common types of injuries? People of all ages may experience an ankle sprain and they can be very painful, even making it walking difficult. Ankle sprains are generally graded by severity ranging from a grade 1 ankle sprain which is less severe to a… Read more »

Sports Injury Prevention for Kids and the Importance of Balance

Researchers in Denmark considered whether a child’s ability to balance – referred to as “sway performance” – had an impact on injury risk. Dr. L Runge Larsen and colleagues thought that excessive sway would be linked to an overall increase in injuries. Over 1,000 kids between 8 and 14 years of age participated in the… Read more »

Ankle Sprains – An Overview of this Common Sports Injury

Ankle Sprain Injury – Ankle sprains are one of the most common types of injuries. Researchers led by Dr. Cailbhe Doherty and colleagues (2013) conducted a review of research on ankle sprain injuries, identifying a total of 144 separate studies. Based on this meta-analysis, the researchers found that the sports with the highest rate of… Read more »