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Old March 26th, 2010, 08:41   #56
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Originally Posted by coachster View Post
you're just the oddball!

yes, it's still possible to roll an ankle with good sturdy ankle support, but it's less likely to happen or be a significant or severe injury.

now my ankle roll was more severe but was while running bases in a baseball tournament about 12 years ago. I torn both the anterior and posterior ligaments in my ankle almost clean through. Was a hair away from surgery. Worst part is that I actually could hear both of them go "pop" as they tore. not a pleasant sound or feeling. I was on crutches and out of commission for a few months. to this day it's still limited and extremely loose though better than a few years ago.

I've heard that noise once or twice... still gives me goosebumps.
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