The distortion is the most known ankle complaint. This occurs most between the ages of 15-24, more so in males than in females. During a severe distortion the ankle ligaments sprain or tear. The symptoms are pain and swelling.
A hemorrhage is often seen at the outside This often lowers to the outside of the foot. The complaints limit you in walking and descending on stairs.
The ankle joint is the connection between your foot and leg. It it formed by the talus and heel bone. It enables you to move your foot up- and downwards and make pro- and supination. The joint is protected by cartilage and ligaments.
Osteoarthritis is not very common. Ankle injuries like repetitive distortions, bone fracture or rheumatic diseases can cause premature osteoarthritis.