Dr. Josyann Abisaab,  ER

Ankle Injuries and the ER: Dr. Josyann Abisaab

One of the most common injuries seen in the ER is the ankle injury. Ankle sprains, breaks and fractures are most often a result of activities which require quick stops and starts, as well as abrupt changes in direction. Improper footwear is also a common cause of such injuries.
Emergency care doctors like Dr. Josyann Abisaab understand that it is important to:

  • Do daily exercises to strengthen the ankles, as well as to increase their flexibility
  • Strengthen and support old ankle injuries
  • Wear the correct shoes for an activity such as hiking or soccer
  • Avoid running on uneven surfaces.