Minnesota goalie Josh Harding took a significant step in his recovery from a broken ankle on Monday, practicing for the first time since training camp. “It was good getting back out there,” Harding said, per the team website. “It was great seeing all SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday broke his ankle in Saturday’s loss to Southern California and is out for the rest of the season. That’s according to football coach Mike Leach on Monday. Halliday, the nation’s passing Ankle fractures refer to fractures of the distal tibia, distal fibula, talus, and calcaneus. The ankle joint is composed of 2 joints: the true ankle joint and the subtalar joint. The true ankle joint contains the tibia (medial wall), fibula (lateral wall @PappaMeighen 22 years of hard work I was 3 god damn games away from my dream 3 freakin games away from being drafted and living my dream — Connor Halliday (@c_halliday12) November 2, 2014 That would be Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons or AAOS, a fractured ankle can range in severity from a simple break to multiple fractures. A lateral malleolus fracture is a fracture of the fibula—the smaller of the two shin bones—on the Not every broken ankle requires surgery; however, it’s important to have a better understanding of when surgery is needed. Neglecting a broken ankle could lead to ankle arthritis and/or structural deformity — both of which can cause disability and chronic .
A study by researchers at the University of Geneva concludes that prevalent ankle fractures should be considered as osteoporotic fractures and taken into account in fracture-risk assessment. The research was presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis Many people associate ankle fractures with sports, but you don’t have to be an athlete to develop a serious ankle injury. Ankle fractures, in which there is a partial or complete break in a bone, can happen to anyone. People can break an ankle after a fall The early news on Robert Griffin III’s ankle injury is positive. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Monday during a press conference that an MRI of Griffin’s ankle showed no fracture. Gruden added that the team is optimistic Griffin will return this season and .