Northwest Community Healthcare Browse A-ZABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0-9 Ankle anatomyBackAnkle anatomyThe ankle is a very important joint. It allows you to walk, run, skip, jump, and shift your body weight. It stabilizes you as you move across uneven ground. A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.Content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.