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What exercises and weight lifting can I do while avoiding pressure on an injured ankle?
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree
In brief: Recline / sitting
Upper body exercises in a sitting or reclining posture avoiding weight on operated ankle.

In brief: Recline / sitting
Upper body exercises in a sitting or reclining posture avoiding weight on operated ankle.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. James DeMeo
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree
In brief: Exercises
To avoid pressure you need to perform exercises while in a seated position.
Generally only upper body weight lifting is recommended.

In brief: Exercises
To avoid pressure you need to perform exercises while in a seated position.
Generally only upper body weight lifting is recommended.
Dr. James DeMeo
Dr. James DeMeo
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Upper body
Just about any lower body exercise you do will put pressure on your ankle to some degree.
The only safe exercies would be upper body.

In brief: Upper body
Just about any lower body exercise you do will put pressure on your ankle to some degree.
The only safe exercies would be upper body.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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