What to Expect with Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries to the lower leg. 23,000 people on average will sprain their ankle each day in the United States. An ankle sprain can vary in its effect on one’s ability to move and continue in normal activities. Some sprains result in minor loss, while others can set…
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Light Ankle Injuries and How to Treat Them

You don’t have to be an athlete or a fitness fanatic to twist your ankle. Simply walking on an uneven surface can cause a sprain that can put your off your feet. Ankle injuries can happen to anyone at any age and at any time. Most people experience a sprain or a fracture the bones…
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Does Preventive Ankle Taping Actually Help?

  Ankle sprains are very common sporting injuries(1). So one might think, “Let’s just get our ankles taped to prevent an injury.”  Not so fast. Recent research has shown that taping or bracing an ankle has a significant impact on the knee on the same side(2). Taping an ankle often limits the amount of ankle movement…
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6 Questions to Help Determine if an Ankle Sprain is More Serious

  An ankle sprain is a very common injury. When the ankle is twisted or rolled, ligaments of the foot and ankle can be overstretched leading to pain, swelling, and difficulty walking.   Here are 4 fun facts about ankle sprains (1):   ·       Those that play indoor, or court sports are more likely to sprain…
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