ankle

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Synonyms for ankle

a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

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SUZANNE Shaw's future in the Dancing On Ice contest hung in the balance last night after she chipped an ankle bone when landing awkwardly in rehearsals.
The following morning I had to attend A&E as the pain was too much and I was informed I had shattered my ankle bone and required immediate surgery.
Ex-Watford pro David Evans, now Llanfairpwll's captain, has a cracked ankle bone and will miss today's clash with potential title contenders Bala Town, writes Keith Evans.
Cameron Woodward broke his collarbone, and chipped an ankle bone, in a horrific crash with Fredrik Lindgren at Wolverhampton on Monday, while Stefan Andersson - who would be a key man at reserve - has been struggling with a groin strain but will miss out tonight anyway due to a Swedish World Championship qualifying round.
There is more positive news on midfielder Mark Davies who, despite a bruised ankle bone, could be back in contention for Saturday's visit of Crewe.
THERE were rumours abounding late on Thursday night that a fractured ankle bone was the reason for Serena Williams being taken to three sets in her opening two matches at the All England Club.
The Halewood side had an almost guaranteed treble from Kevin Dolder, who duly registered wins over Paul Gittins, John Rankin and Steve Gittinsthe latter playing despite suffering a cracked ankle bone.
Unfortunately, in Flintoff's case, the plaster was around his left foot following an op on an ankle bone spur.
He's had a `stress reaction' in an ankle bone, a warning to go easy or risk a fracture.
And as well as coping with a 27-year age gap, Ron will line up at the Leicestershire circuit with a suspected cracked ankle bone after a trampoline training session at his Derbyshire home.
Your pinkie should be resting on the upper edge of the ankle bone.
An important finding supporting Rieppel and deBraga's conclusion about turtles has to do with the pattern of ankle bone formation in turtles, lizards, and an endangered lizard-like species known as tuatara, which survives on islands off the coast of New Zealand.
With excitement, we collectively experienced God breathing life into and connecting those dry bones limb by limb as Dynamo strutted up and down the aisle connecting the neck bone to the shoulder bone and the hip bone to the thigh bone and the leg bone to the ankle bone and the ankle bone to the foot bone and we all emerged invigorated new people.
If the tear is severe, or the tip of the outer leg bone (the fibula) is broken where it attaches to the ankle bone, a cast will be required to stabilize the joint.
ERLP is a term used to describe lower extremity overuse conditions in which pain is felt below the knee and above the ankle bone and is associated with exercise.