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What Are Some Exercises To Strengthen Your Ankle And Reduce The Risk Of Injury
ABC's: Pretend your big toe is your pencil point. Sit in chair without letting your foot touch. Now "write" your abc's- small or caps. While brushing your teeth balance on one foot for 1-1/2 min (spit), balance on other foot for 1-1/2 min. When this gets easy, close your eyes. Do these 2x a day. It helps range of motion and propioception ( balance). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some: Straight leg raises wall squats single leg squat (only 45 degrees) calf raises and calf drops from a step a formal session with a physical therapist could be worth while to get you on your way previous ankle sprains need specific treatment to improve range and proprioception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me what are good exercises to strengthen previous sports injury (on knee, ankle, calf)?
Why does elevating an injury (like a broken ankle) help? Does it only reduce swelling or something more?
Reduce swelling: Elevating an injury is a way to reduce swelling. Elevation should be used in conjuction with ice, and compression whenever possible. Ideally the injured limb should be raised above heart level. Decreasing swelling will in turn decrease pain, stiffness. Decreasing pain and stiffness will allow for an easier transition to physical therapy when the time comes. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physio suggests knee pain is biomechanical as little swelling and have altered gait from ankle injuries trying taping and strength exercises ?
I keep injuring the same spot on my right ankle whenever I play basketball. I take time to recover but it seems it's still not fully healed. Any suggestions on how I can strengthen that area to prevent further injuries?
Have ankle pain, X-ray reveals scar tissue from a decades-old injury. Are there non-surgical ways to reduce or eliminate the scar tissue?
4 weeks ago i fell and tore ligaments in both my left knee and ankle. Having two injuries on the same leg, what physical therapy exercises can I do?
See details: Without being able to examine the areas, it is impossible to offer specific advise. You should direct this question to the doctor who evaluated the knee and ankle. ...Read more
Pain at r ligament of l ankle 11 weeks after sprain. 1 doc said ligament injury, wear brace n rest to heal. 1 doc said ankle exercise. Who's right?
Both: Depending on the severity, immobility is the first step. Gentle range of motion should be started early and then progress as tolerated to include strengthening. I would put more weight on a specialist if you went to see one. You should call them and ask this question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 6 weeks: 6 weeks is typical to heal a fracture in the foot well enough to return most to normal, everyday activities. You might need more bone depending on where and how extensive the fracture(s) are. Return to physical activities such as sports might need more time as well. Talk to a podiatrist or orthopedist for specific guidelines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Peroneal tendon: Strengthening excersises, achilles tendon stretches and strengthening. ...Read more
Many: Hi: there are many and most you already know such as belt pulls, ankle lifts, jump rope, balance boards and etc. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org drmreed@footpain.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle: I would enter into Google ankle sprain. The same exercises we use to rehab a sprained ankle are helpful to prevent them. They are simple exercises and typically can be done with a resistance band ...Read more
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