(HealthDay News) -- An ankle sprain occurs when the joint moves from its normal position, stretching and tearing nearby ligaments.
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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says activities that raise your chances of getting the injury include:
- Working out.
- Walking or running on a surface that isn't level or smooth.
- Playing soccer, football, tennis, basketball, running and other activities that include twisting or rolling your feet.
- Having your foot stepped on.
-- Diana Kohnle
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