Knowing Ankle Sprains: For The Athlete. Charles Caltagirone. Tibia. Fibula. Talus. Ankle Boney Anatomy. Lateral View. Medial View. Ankle Soft Tissue Anatomy. Lateral (Inversion) Sprains High ( Syndesmosis ) Sprains Medial (Eversion) Sprains. Different Kinds of Ankle Sprains.
Grade I- minimal swelling, discoloration, instability, and minimal impaired gait. Only the anterior talofibular ligament is injured.
Anterior Talofibular LigamentLateral Ankle Sprains Anatomy
Posterior Talofibular Ligament
This is an example similar to a high ankle tape application. The purpose is to help the tibia and fibula stay together at the syndesmosis joint.Treatment