GlossaryFibula: The outer bone of the ankle. The bottom bump of the fibula bone on the outer region of the ankle forms the lateral malleolus
Tibia: The inner bone of the ankle. The bottom bump of the tibia bone on the inner region of the ankle forms the medial malleolus
Talus: The bone of the foot that is present between the heel bone, tibia, and the fibula.
Syndesmosis: A joint that is connected with ligaments.
Bimalleolar fracture: When the bones of the tibia and the fibula break, it results in a bimalleolar fracture.
Reduction: During a fracture, bones are realigned to their normal position.
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