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How can I protect my foot/ankle from further injury for basketball practice?
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Dr. Tandy Freeman
Orthopedic Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise and bracing
Ankle sprains are the most common ligament injuries in sports and the most common injury in basketball.
Studies show that completion of a program of physical therapy to restore motion, strength, and balance and continuing a maintenance program upon return to sports is the most effective way to reduce the risk of recurrent ankle sprains. Ankle bracing is an effective adjunct to therapy.

In brief: Exercise and bracing
Ankle sprains are the most common ligament injuries in sports and the most common injury in basketball.
Studies show that completion of a program of physical therapy to restore motion, strength, and balance and continuing a maintenance program upon return to sports is the most effective way to reduce the risk of recurrent ankle sprains. Ankle bracing is an effective adjunct to therapy.
Dr. Tandy Freeman
Dr. Tandy Freeman
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Ankle injuries
Ankle braces are a good preventative measure.
Orthotics may help some patients as well.

In brief: Ankle injuries
Ankle braces are a good preventative measure.
Orthotics may help some patients as well.
Dr. Jeffrey Boggs
Dr. Jeffrey Boggs
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In brief: Proper support
Support for your foot and ankle can be achieved with proper sport appropriate foot gear, orthotics and a good lace up ankle brace.

In brief: Proper support
Support for your foot and ankle can be achieved with proper sport appropriate foot gear, orthotics and a good lace up ankle brace.
Dr. Richard Benjamin
Dr. Richard Benjamin
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