Thread: Injury Report: 2012-2013 Injury Thread
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02-28-2013, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Nihiliste View Post
Rather than a tear of the ligaments connecting the bones of the leg to the foot a high ankle sprain is a tear of the ligaments which stabilize and connect the two bones of the lower leg (tibia and fibula) above the level of the ankle. As you can imagine, a tear there is a pretty big problem and would take a long time rehab. Recovery can be 6-8 weeks if its not complicated or longer (12+ weeks) if the two bones separate significantly or there's an associated fracture.
Thank you. I can see now why it's so serious.

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