Question: A 20-year-old male presents with an inversion injury of his right ankle that occurred while playing soccer. His ankle is swollen, but he can bear weight and has no focal tenderness and no ligament laxicity.

  • What testing might you want to order for this patient?
  • What would be the initial therapy for this type of injury?

Your response should include evidence of review of the course material, websites, and literature through proper citations using APA format.

Answer: An inversion injury of the ankle causes tearing of the ankle ligaments which are tissues that stabilize joint movements…….