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How to prevent sprained ankle?

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In brief: Prevention of sprained ankle

Indeed it is almost not possible to avoid it as it can be caused by an accident.
However, it is most important to maintain the strength, flexibility and balance of the muscles around your ankle:
• Wear a well-fitted shoes which are appropriate for the activity that you are going to do
• Be extra careful if you are on high-heeled shoes
• Wearing a semi-rigid ankle brace has been shown as an effective way of prevention.

In brief: Prevention of sprained ankle

Indeed it is almost not possible to avoid it as it can be caused by an accident.
However, it is most important to maintain the strength, flexibility and balance of the muscles around your ankle:
• Wear a well-fitted shoes which are appropriate for the activity that you are going to do
• Be extra careful if you are on high-heeled shoes
• Wearing a semi-rigid ankle brace has been shown as an effective way of prevention.
Quality HealthCare Team
Quality HealthCare Team
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