What's a High Ankle Sprain and How Is It Treated?

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            Most of us have heard of or experienced an ankle sprain at one time or another. But the recent injury to Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin may be the first time a lot of people have heard of a high ankle sprain.

            Dr. Randy Goldstein with the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at The University of Kansas Hospital  treats young athletes with this condition all the time. In the video, he describes the injury, how it’s treated, how long it can take to heal and how common an injury it can be.