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How much rehabilitation is needed after surgery for a sprain?

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Dr. Paul Kovatis
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Motion , ice, agilit: It can vary based on the severity of the sprain. Typically, rehab involves range of motion (sprains tend to stiffen the affected joints), ice (to relieve swellilng), strengtheing of the joing and, in the case of leg or ankle sprain, agility and balancing work
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