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

  • Of all the body's joints, the ankle is one of the most complex.
  • Foot-ankle prostheses can be tiring to wear and produce an awkward, ungainly stride, but the PowerFoot One is the first with battery-powered springs that propel the wearer forward .
  • Corbis The X-ray of an ankle with a torn Achilles tendon will generally be normal, but simply examining the patient makes the diagnosis quite easy.
News & Articles

  • Harris Suffers Sprained Ankle
    Cowboys receiver Dwayne Harris left practice Tuesday with a sprained ankle, but the injury isn't thought to be serious. Photo Credit: Getty Images
    June 12, 2013 - NBC Dallas Fort Worth
  • DUI suspect cuts ankle bracelet, goes on the run
    Last July, Judge Walter Heinrich gave Christopher Ponce a stern earful before releasing him on bond. But 288 days later, Ponce is gone. Hillsborough sheriff's investigators say Ponce cut his GPS ankle bracelet and took off.
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 5 Washington D.C.
  • Yankees' Jeter (ankle) increases baseball activities
    Yankees' Jeter (ankle) increases baseball activities
    June 10, 2013 - CBS Sports
Quotes

  • Phil Jackson in ESPN
    He's the kind of guy you ride a hot hand, that's for sure,Jackson said. "We were waiting for him to do that. He came in at halftime and got his ankle re-taped [Bryant said he tweaked it in the first half] and went out there and found a...
  • Fredi Gonzalez in Sun-Sentinel
    He got smoked with the ball in the ankle, but we felt whether he was hurt or not hurt the effort wasn't there,Gonzalez said. "There's 24 guys out there that are busting their butts ...... We expect an effort from 25 guys on this team and...
  • Bob Carr in NEWS.com.au
    I'm here for five years. I'm not here just obviously for the game on Saturday. It's great that Chelsea is here. It's great to have great players, and a great team, great manager here. But I think it's more important for me personally that my ankle... David Beckham http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Beckham&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE4maKqsEdUIwEw30Qi9s0xWYwHqg International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/07/20/sports/NA-SPT-SOC-MLS-Galaxy-Beckham.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH9M6ukmHiAbIpu9u15Sxxrd8kjsw Jul 19, 2007 3946 5885 anklet Offenders are trapped in an electronic bubble that can be tracked anywhere," Mr Carr said. "The offender must wear an electronic anklet or bracelet and carry the STAR unit, which is the size of a large mobile phone."

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