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Ankle anatomy

The ankle is a very important joint. It allows you to walk, run, skip, jump, and shift your body weight. It stabilizes you as you move across uneven ground.


Review Date: 5/6/2007
Reviewed By: Thomas N. Joseph, MD, Private Practice specializing in Orthopaedics, subspecialty Foot and Ankle, Camden Bone & Joint, Camden, SC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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