A 35-year-old female asked:
how can i rehab two sprained ankles at home? i can't afford physio and have two injured ankles making it difficult.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood answered
34 years experience Podiatry
Ankles: I will assume you were evaluated to ensure there are no fractures. Use rice to start - rest , ice compression and elevation. When it doesn't hurt to move, start with making the alphabet with ankle motion. Once walking isn't painful you can progress to gentle toe raises, then work on a wobble board for proprioception and strength. Use a compression wrap during this time to prevent edema.
Answered on Nov 5, 2013
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