This bone fracture can be caused by forceful twisting or rolling of the ankle or by impact on the medial or lateral ankle when the foot is planted on the ground.
Pain, swelling, and inability to bear weight may follow the injury, and deformity may be present.
Immediate medical attention and care are needed. Dry needling acupuncture can be used immediately after emergency treatment to reduce pain, inflammation, and swelling. After surgery, dry needling acupuncture can be used immediately to accelerate the healing and reduce the scar tissue.
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