anterior talofibular ligament

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an·te·ri·or ta·lo·fib·u·lar lig·a·ment

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the band of fibers that extends from the lateral malleolus to the neck of the talus.

anterior talofibular ligament

A ligament of the ankle that passes from the anterior margin of the lateral (fibular) malleolus, anteriorly and medially, to the talus bone, in front of its lateral articular facet. It is a lateral ankle ligament that prevents the foot from sliding forward in relation to the shin.
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it's a significant will put months just the mate Elliot until late his sport Jone"Brookes hasn't suffered a fracture but it's a significant ankle injury that will put him out for months rather than weeks.
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External ankle support is recommended for sports with a high risk of ankle injury, such as soccer and basketball, but the decision to use it should be based on perceived risk of injury as opposed to perceived loss of performance.
Malouda collected an ankle injury in the win over Blackburn and will miss out along with Frank Lampard (groin) and Jose Bosingwa (illness).
(31) Furthermore, adverse functional sequelae following ankle injury may not be confined to the ankle and leg.
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