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What exercise(s) do u recommend to strengthen ankles to wear heals & walk more securely w/o tripping? Minor ataxic gait but not to point o/instability

What exercise(s) do u recommend to strengthen ankles to wear heals & walk more securely w/o tripping? Minor ataxic gait but not to point o/instability

Please minimize use!: I'm sorry to not provide the answer you're looking for. I don't know if there are any exercises that help you wear high heels more, but even if there are it would be unwise to give you info that would allow you to wear them more often because it's so bad for your health- see http://bit.Ly/1bnsjku ; http://wapo.St/1c2qow8 it's not that you should never wear them but only on occ. For short times. ...Read more

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What is a good way to strengthen my ankles?

What is a good way to strengthen my ankles?

Single leg hops: Hopping on one leg in a figure 8 is what i learned to have professional athletes do to allow them to return to sport after injury. Physical therapist all have tricks and specialized techniques as well. Also, try using a balancing ball/pad to work on proprieception with both then one leg. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are some exercises to strengthen your ankle and reduce the risk of injury?

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 more

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How can I strengthen weak ankles?

Therapy: Propioception exercises work well to strengthen ankle ligaments. These exercises are best learned under the guidance of a physical therapist. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to strengthen weak ankles?

What are good exercises to strengthen weak ankles?

Peroneal tendon: Strengthening excersises, achilles tendon stretches and strengthening. ...Read more

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How can an overweight person strengthen their ankles?

How can an overweight person strengthen their ankles?

Loose the weight: Your ankles carry the weight of your body and weight loss would be a great start. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to strengthen my ankle after a sprain?

What exercises can I do to strengthen my ankle after a sprain?

Proprioceptive train: Therabands work well to work on strengthening. Balance boards/bosu balls, etc. Are great for proprioceptive training. ...Read more

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Can you suggest exercises that I could do to strengthen my ankles to prevent injuries?

Resistive bands.: Try strengthening your ankle against the resistance of bands. You can get these through a physical therapy location or sporting goods store. You can strengthen the plantar flexors, dorsiflexors, inverters and everters of the ankle. ...Read more