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What are some good exercises I can do if I have broken my ankle to keep in shape?

What are some good exercises I can do if I have broken my ankle to keep in shape?

Be creative: Upper extremity exercises are for the most part ok to do. You can try using a rower with one leg only, an aerodyne type bicycle with just the arms doing the work and the foot resting but not pushing on pedals. Core work like sit ups, one leg planks, one leg yoga poses can also be safely done. Check with the physician managing your ankle to be sure. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to fix ankle dorsiflexion?

Foot Flexion : In a seated position, in a firm chair, with your butt higher than you knees, knees shoulder width apart, and ankles directly beneath your knees maintain heel contact with the floor while you raise the foot up leveraging on the heel. Start with 15 repetitions. When 15 become easy....Do 30. ...Read more

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My ankles go inwards when i walk because I'm tall but when i wear good shoes they get better is there any exercises i can do to fix them ??

My ankles go inwards when i walk because I'm tall but when i wear good shoes they get better is there any exercises i can do to fix them ??

It has nothing: To do with your height. Sounds like you pronate. I have seen some therapists state that excercise (of post tibial tendon) can help strengthen arch. I am not sure if I believe that. I have not seen it personally. Another option may be to see a doctor who can put a device into your foot to hold up your arch. Sometimes referred to as subtalar arthroeresis. ...Read more

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What are some good ankle strengthening exercises?

What are some good ankle strengthening exercises?

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 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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What are some good strengthening exercise for my ankle that i could do at soccer practice ?

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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What are good exercises to do after ankle surgery?

What are good exercises to do after ankle surgery?

See suggestion: Simple up and down range of motion/ up and down exercise. After four weeks follow this be stationary bike exercise. ...Read more

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What are good exercises do to strengthen previous sports injury (on knee, ankle, calf)?

What are good exercises do to strengthen previous sports injury (on knee, ankle, calf)?

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 more

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