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Prevention & Rehabilitation of Ankle Sprains (Part 4)

By |2012-03-14T04:06:30+00:00March 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Ankle Exercises I have compiled several groups of different exercises that one could do to help strengthen their ankle.  These groups include Strengthening, Balance, Agility/Plyometric, and Stretching.  I would recommend performing each of these exercises at least once a week, but feel free to add in additional workouts.  If you do perform these exercises multiple

Prevention & Rehabilitation of Ankle Sprains (Part 3)

By |2012-03-14T04:10:02+00:00March 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|

External Support Many people have asked me recently, whether or not they should tape their ankles or wear braces.  And my answer to them is…maybe.  There are several factors one should consider when deciding whether or not to use external ankle support.  First, what sports are you involved in?  Second, do you have any predisposing

Prevention & Rehabilitation of Ankle Sprains (Part 2)

By |2012-03-14T04:09:09+00:00March 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Proper Footwear Don’t get me wrong, I like wearing a pair of black and white with a hint of purple Jordan XI’s as much as the next guy.  But is it the best shoe for you?  The best shoe is the one that fits your foot best, which is a good chance is not the

Prevention & Rehabilitation of Ankle Sprains (Part 1)

By |2012-03-14T04:07:51+00:00March 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|

So you have just sprained your ankle and are looking for a way to get back onto the court.  Or you are person #2 and are looking for ways to avoid suffering the same “kankly” fate as person #1.  Regardless of whom you are, the strengthening of your ankle will have a huge impact on

Acute Sprained Ankle Treatment

By |2012-03-14T03:38:13+00:00March 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|

You play basketball, I play basketball.  You jump and grab rebounds, I jump and grab rebounds…and land on someone’s foot…and sprain my ankle.  Court sports, basketball especially, see a very high rate of ankle sprains.  Whether it’s due to weakness of structures within your ankles, or if it’s an external cause (i.e. landing on someone’s

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