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How can I continue to improve my basketball skills while I have an ankle injury?

How can I continue to improve my basketball skills while I have an ankle injury?

Stand and shoot: Once you can stand +/- an ankle brace, you can start sport-specific rehabilitation immediately, such as shooting without jumping, cutting, or pushing off with the injured foot. You will be able to advance as tolerated until you are cleared for normal individual drills and finally team drills once all pain with activities has resolved. Physical therapy can help guide you along a standard algorithm. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Had ankle injury around 8 months back while playing basketball.Have shown to couple of doct, all asked to tak rest n said its ligaments tear, suggest?

Let me help you: Do you have problem all this time? If you do I would suggest going to an orthopedic surgeon and have him examine you and take an x-ray and if he suggest to take an MRI on the ankle. ...Read more

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How do I recover from an ankle injury?

How do I recover from an ankle injury?

RICE: Of course, xrays are necessary to ensure there is no fracture or dislocation. If it is a sprain, the principles of rest, ice, compression and elevation (rice) apply initially. In the ensuing few days to a week, ankle braces can be applied and then physical therapy initiated. If all components listed above are followed, the time to recovery can be cut in half! ...Read more

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What are ways to prevent ankle injury?

What are ways to prevent ankle injury?

See a specialist: Either a podiatrist or orthopedist. Have a complete evaluation of your foot and ankle as well as a gait exam. When you go, bring the shoes that you have been training in to be checked as well. Prevention of injury can include a combination of things - stretching, massage, physical therapy, bracing and/or shoe selection. ...Read more

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My ankle injury keeps coming back, what's wrong?

My ankle injury keeps coming back, what's wrong?

Recurrent sprains?: You may be spraining your ankle repeatedly? See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist, for the correct treatment plan. You may require physical therapy. ...Read more

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How should I treat an ankle injury from football?

How should I treat an ankle injury from football?

Ankle: R.I.C.E. This stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation. This should take place after an acute injury. Motrin/tylenol for pain/swelling if no medical contraindications/allergies. If there is instability with walking then an x-ray if recommended to rule out a fracture. ...Read more

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What should I do to further prevent ankle injury when jogging?

What should I do to further prevent ankle injury when jogging?

Ankle: Stretch really well. Make sure you have correct shoe for your feet, custom orthotics and an ankle brace if you are prone to injury. ...Read more

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What is advice on a 8 month painful ankle injury please help!?

What is advice on a 8 month painful ankle injury please help!?

Don't wait : If you are still having issues 8 months later you likely have ligament damage. See foot and ankle specialist for x-ray and MRI to see what cause is then treatment. ...Read more

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What winter activities are good during rehab for an ankle injury?

What winter activities are good during rehab for an ankle injury?

Rehab: Anything that is low impact to start would be fine, suggest starting wearing a brace to start with then transition. One thing i tell my patients is use bottom step hold handrail and slowly lower your foot the slowly raise onto tip toes. This helps with strength and rom. ...Read more

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Soft tissue ankle injury still not healed in 1 month..Do i need professionalhelp!?

Soft tissue ankle injury still not healed in 1 month..Do i need professionalhelp!?

If painful- Yes: While some injuries do require some time to heal, if it is still bothering you after a month you should have it examined, and perhaps x-rayed to make sure there is not a bone or joint issue. ...Read more

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How do I treat foot and ankle injury?

Have an assessment: It's important that if there is a concern about a foot/ankle injury, you want an expert to evaluate and determine if there is any disruption in structure or if there is any normal function that is compromised. Proper triage, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation is important to keep you going. Left untreated, it can affect you long term. If in doubt, have it checked out. ...Read more

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What types of therapy are effective with a sprained ankle injury?

RICE: Rest (limit activity; immobilize with splint, cast or walking boot; limit weight bearing), ice, compression and elevation. If improvement isn't forth coming, then a formal medical evaluation, possibly including an xray to rule out a fracture would be indicates. ...Read more

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How can I assess an ankle injury?

How can I assess an ankle injury?

Severity of injury: Assessment of ankle injury is a function of 1. Amount of force incurred at impact. Amount of pain , swelling. Amount ones pain changes with weight bearing , whether or not ones ankle feels loose or unstable. Length of time all the above takes to resolve ...Read more

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Exercise for people with ankle injury history?

Exercise for people with ankle injury history?

OTC Ankle brace: You're better off using an otc brace or splint that trying to tape yourself up at home. It's not as easy as the professional trainers make it look. You could also just see a podiatrist - many of us stock simple braces for simple sprains. ...Read more

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What are possible remedies to curing ankle injury?

Several: Ice to reduce swelling, an ankle brace for support, Aleve (naproxen) for pain and swelling, elevation to reduce swelling. Range of motion exercises. ...Read more