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Exercise With A Sprained Ankle
Oui ou Non.: So how bad was the sprain, and how long ago did you sprain it? Exercising too aggressively or too soon may stall the recovery or even set you up for a re-injury. Exercising too little or too late have cause the recovery time to be increased. Best to have your ankle examined to frame the recovery exercises in the most appropriate manner. ...Read more
Yes, as tolerated: After initial rest, ice, compression and elevation, ankle rehabilitation involves moving the ankle. Initially the up and down motion akin to pressing and releasing the gas pedal in the front to back plane is suggested. Lateral movement will come later as pain and swelling subside. An elliptical trainer provides gentle front to back motion at the ankle and can be started as soon as tolerated by you. ...Read more
You should check: Chronic ankle instability is a condition characterized by a recurring “giving way” of the outer (lateral) side of the ankle. This condition often develops after repeated ankle sprains. Usually the “giving way” occurs while walking or doing other activities, but it can also happen when you’re just standing. Many athletes, as well as others, suffer from chronic ankle instability.Thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An ankle sprain happen to me 9 months ago, and still I have some pain when I walk or stand for more than 15 minutes. Does exercise help me?
Ankle injury & pain: Ankle injuries can have long term effects if it wasn't properly cared for or that you didn't have physiotherapy post injury which would help to strengthen your ankle. ROM exercises would help you if they are done properly. You should see a Physiotherapist and do some PT to strengthen your ankle. ...Read more
Bf got ankle sprain for more than a week now with hematoma. Hot compress or cold? Does he have to do the rehab exercise only when hematoma is gone?
I had a high ankle sprain(2) and i did rice for 4 weeks/crutches. Then, i did 6 weeks' exercise. I found out that i had a stress fractures and went back to rice for 4 weeks. Why didn't it heal?
Depends: Stress fractures may take 6-8 weeks to heal. Always look for predisposing factors. Typically think of a stress factor as an over use injury so look for alignment issues such foot pronation, excessive supination, leg length discrepancy, pelvic obliquity and muscle imbalances that can be corrected. Also vitamin d deficiency or other issues that might be related to osteopenia /osteoporosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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