- The ankle is a "hinged" joint that is commonly sprained. This is the most common cause of ankle pain. The severity of ankle sprains ranges from mild (resolving within a day or two) to severe (requiring surgical repair). Tendinitis of the ankle, another cause of ankle pain, can be caused by trauma or inflammatory arthritis.
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