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Ankle pain is caused by injury to the ligaments, bones or tendons in the area, according to Mayo Clinic. A sprain is a common cause of ankle pain and often occurs when the ankle joint is forcefully bent or twisted. Other... More »

The most common cause of pain and swelling in the ankle is a sprain, according to WebMD. A sprained ankle occurs when a misstep or injury causes the ankle's ligaments to stretch further than normal. More »

The common cause of ankle pain is ankle strain, an injury of the ligaments, which allows the joining of bones to each other, as stated by the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. Other causes of ankle pain includ... More »

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