Ankle sprain rehab tips


Ankle sprains are by far the most common and most re-occurring injury within both professional and amateur sport.

Ankle pain

Often, they are mis-diagnosed or not treated properley, leaving the patient with lengthy times away from sport.

Starting the appropriate rehab early can dramatically reduce recovery periods and prevent them from happening again.

REST ALONE IS NOT THE ANSWER WITH ANKLE SPRAINS. THEY WILL OFTEN OCCUR AGAIN AND AGAIN UNTIL FIXED PROPERLY!

Tips following ankle sprain injuries…

1) Follow the RICE protocol immediately following injury and continue the
process until ALL swelling has gone. It maybe boring but it works!

2) Balancing is one of the most important exercises to conecntrate on as
soon as pain permits. We often see people who have sprained their ankles
years ago and still struggle to balance correctly.

Running injury

3) Try to walk as normally as possible as soon as soon as you
are able. Concentrate on heel strike and toe-off.

4) Strenghten the calf and assoicating muscles as soon as possible.

5) Seek advice and treatment in the EARLY STAGES. It really can cut
rehab time in half if treated early!

Follow these steps and you should be back
to normal function as quickly as possible!

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