When a bone breaks or cracks, the injury is called a fracture. In the ankle, three different bones can be fractured:
The tibia - This is the larger of the two bones in the lower leg. The tibia's lower end flares out, forming a hard, bony knob, called the medial malleolus, which you can feel at the inside of your ankle.
The fibula - This is the thinner of the two bones of the lower leg. Its lower end forms a hard, bony knob, called the...
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