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Chronic Ankle Pain and Instability Secondary to an Ankle Sprain

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Ankle sprains are a common diagnosis throughout the United States, with about 2 million reported each year.1 The most common cause of ankle sprains is athletic injury at 49.3%, followed by falling from stairs (26.6%) and ground…

Chronic Pain Case Study

Patient: 46-year-old, African American male. Height 6'0' Weight 104 kg. Divorced, 3 children. Employed full-time as a roofing contractor. Chief Complaint: "The pain in my right leg and lower back just won't go away." Patient reports the pain has subsisted…