Ankle Fracture & Sprain Injuries
The most common types of ankle injures are sprains and fractures. The ankle is made up of the subtalar and true ankle joints. The 3 bones of the ankle are the tibia, medial and fibula. The subtalar joint is used for lateral movement and the true ankle joint is used for the up and down movement.
The ankle is also made up of articular cartilage, ligaments and tendons. When a person hurts their ankle in an accidents it's important to get a full examination to get an idea of what area of the ankle is hurt and the extent of the injury. If you have been involved in an accident which resulted in an ankle injury should contact a personal injury lawyer. If you have filed a personal injury claim or going through litigation for an ankle injury, you may be evaluating lawsuit funding against your case. LawLeaf provides pre settlement funding and post settlement funding to claimants and litigants throughout the United States. Whether you are searching for a lawsuit cash advance against a pending or settled claim, LawLeaf can work for you. If you are interested in a non recourse lawsuit loan against future compensation from your suit, contact LawLeaf today.
The most common types of ankle problems resulting from an accident are sprains and fractures. A sprain is an injury to the ligaments and may take several weeks or even months before its completely healed. A sprained ankle typically occurs when the ankle is twisted, rolled or turned. The most common type of accident resulting in a sprained ankle is usually a slip, trip and fall accident. If you sprained your ankle its likely it will change colors and swell.
A fracture is a break in the ankle bone. Ankle fractures are usually the result of brakes to the distal tibia, distal fibula, talus, and/or calcaneus. The seriousness of a broken ankle may vary. Fractures can range from tiny cracks called stress fractures to bones shattering. Depending upon the severity of the broken ankle will determine the treatment. A person that fractures their ankle may need surgery to implant, wires, rods or screws into the broken bone.
Common symptoms of an ankle fracture include:
- Incapable of walking on the foot
- If you feel pain when applying pressure to the foot
- Swelling and bruising
- If the ankle bone pierces through the skin
If you have been involved in an accident resulting in an ankle injury you may be required to stay off your foot for an extended period of time. Ankle injuries may result in months of physical therapy and if not treated properly it could result in more severe injury.
While ankle injuries aren’t life threatening a person that relies on standing and walking as part of their job duties could result in job loss. If you have been involved in an accident resulting in an ankle injury you should be compensated fairly; this includes medical bills, pain and suffering, out of pocket expenses and loss wages. If you are currently going through the litigation process or recently filed a claim, you may need money to help pay for necessities. If you are currently evaluating a lawsuit settlement loan, contact LawLeaf today. LawLeaf provides legal financing to individuals throughout the United States.
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