Ankle

Ankle Injury Prevention

There are many ways to injure an ankle, but the most common is an ankle sprain. With many injuries focus tends to be on cure rather than prevention. Here are some ways you can help prevent or reduce the risk of ankle injury:   Strengthen Your Ankles: Building up ankle strength helps to prevent ankle injuries by increasing the amount of load the ankle can take before injury. Activities called proprioception help to build ankle stability and strength. Proprioception is the act...

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Lateral Ankle Sprains

The ligaments surrounding the ankle joints provide passive stability, limiting range of movement to provide the necessary stability required. The ligaments run from bone to bone. Injury to the lateral ankle is usually a combination of plantar flexion (toes pointed) with inversion (foot rolling inwards). Damage occurs when the force applied to the ligaments exceeds their ability to absorb and withstand the force – thus resulting in tissue damage. Ankle sprains are graded from 1-3 depending on how much damage...

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