Foot Health: With fall sports in full swing, don’t let those high ankle sprains sideline your athlete

By Dr. Jamie Settles Carter Special to KyForward As Fall is in full swing and winter is quickly approaching, football season and basketball season are upon us. And you can’t have sports without sports’ injuries, right? One injury, in particular, keeps athletes out for longer periods of time, and that is the high ankle sprain. Different than a common ankle sprain in that it injures a set of ligaments...

Foot Health: Leg injury by prominent Wildcat Hawkins places spotlight on high ankle sprains

By Dr. Matthew Ellsworth Special to KyForward Kentucky men’s head basketball coach John Calipari revealed Monday that one of his players, Dominique Hawkins, had suffered a setback during practice, apparently re-injuring the same ankle he sprained 3 weeks ago. The injury had been diagnosed as a high ankle sprain. Teammates helped Dominque Hawkins off the floor after he suffered a high ankle sprain...