- Mar 8, 2017
Ankle Sprains & Lower Limb Injury: Can We Identify Those At Risk?
During the late 90’s and early 2000’s in the USA, the cost of treating ankle sprains was estimated to be $US2 billion dollars per year (1). Here in Australia (specifically the state of Victoria), the cost of all sporting injuries and lower limb sporting injuries rose 24% and 26% respectively between 2004 and 2010, equating to an accumulated economic burden of $265million and $110million (2). Such concerning trends in injury incidence and associated financial cost, has led res