Sprained Ankle Treatment

How to Massage a Sprained Ankle

How to Massage a Sprained Ankle

A sprained ankle is a serious injury inflicted to the ligaments of the joints that causes severe pain, swelling and immobilization. Sprains are sometimes referred to as twisted or rolled ankles. The injury is categorized into degrees like 1st degree, 2nd degree and 3rd degree. Sprains commonly occur while playingRead More

How to recover from a Sprained Ankle

How to recover from a Sprained Ankle

What is a Sprained Ankle? Ankle sprains are injuries caused by sudden joint impact like stepping on a rough surface, losing balance or sports-related accidents. Some injuries aren’t very painful, but more serious ankle damages, called sprains, can be distressing. Recovery from a sprained ankle should be done correctly toRead More

Sprained Ankle Recovery

Sprained Ankle Recovery

Sprained ankles are often associated with athletes or people participating in sporting events, but the truth is a sprained ankle can happen to anyone. All it takes is a misstep or an uneven surface for you to twist your ankle the wrong away and injure the ligaments that connect theRead More

How to Fix a Sprained Ankle

How to Fix a Sprained Ankle

The ankle sprain is the most common type of sprain.  An ankle sprain is caused when ligaments connecting your ankle and foot are flexed beyond their natural capacity.  When this happens, these ligaments can become stretched or torn, causing what is commonly known as a sprained ankle. Symptoms of aRead More

Home Remedies for a Sprained Ankle

Home Remedies for a Sprained Ankle

A sprained ankle can easily be treated at home with minimal cost and quick recovery.  Home remedies can help to reduce pain and promote healing. RICE The most common protocol is called RICE which is an acronym for rest, ice, compression, and elevation.  Rest is needed to allow the injuredRead More

High Ankle Sprain Treatment

High Ankle Sprain Treatment

A high ankle sprain, also known as a syndesmotic sprain, is a sprain of the syndesmotic ligaments that connect the tibia and fibula.  This is referred to as a high ankle sprain because it is located high above the ankle joint. This type of sprain makes up approximately 15% ofRead More

Exercises for Sprained Ankle Ligaments

Exercises for Sprained Ankle Ligaments

Ankle sprains are a common injury to one or more of the ligaments on the outer side of your ankle.  Depending on the severity of the injury, the ligaments may become stretched, or in worse injuries the ligaments are actually torn. You may have a sprained ankle if you haveRead More

Do You Need Crutches For a Sprained Ankle?

Do You Need Crutches For a Sprained Ankle?

If you’ve sprained your ankle and are not comfortable putting weight on it, crutches may help you to walk without causing further injury.  However, you should only use crutches if you have good balance, strength, and endurance. Types of Crutches The most common crutches are axillary crutches that are usedRead More

Can a Sprained Ankle Get Worse?

Can a Sprained Ankle Get Worse?

Before we can answer the question as to whether or not a sprained ankle can get worse, we need to understand what a sprain is.  An ankle sprain is caused when the foot is misplaced and twisted outside the normal range of motion. This injury is common in sports suchRead More