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How can ankle physical therapy help a sprained ankle?

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Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Strengthening

A sprain means that the stabilizing ligaments have been damaged.
Therapy can train and strengthen the muscles around the ankle to do more of the joint stabilization, protect the ligaments and allow them to heal even while you are increasing your activity level. It can also help you get your full motion back faster.

In brief: Strengthening

A sprain means that the stabilizing ligaments have been damaged.
Therapy can train and strengthen the muscles around the ankle to do more of the joint stabilization, protect the ligaments and allow them to heal even while you are increasing your activity level. It can also help you get your full motion back faster.
Dr. Jason Boyer
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In brief: Helps

To build strength, increase range of motion, reduce swelling, reduce stiffness, improve gait and reduce pain plus much more.
Hope this helps.

In brief: Helps

To build strength, increase range of motion, reduce swelling, reduce stiffness, improve gait and reduce pain plus much more.
Hope this helps.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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