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15 Tips on Treating Ankle Injuries That Offer Immediate And Long-Term Relief

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 15, 2016 at 3:10 PM

An ankle injury is one of the most common injuries that affects everyone from young children to adults to the elderly. Whether the injury is a roll, twist, or sprain or something more serious such as a bone break, ligament tear, or fracture, it is vital that you get the right treatment to ensure that the injury is taken care of immediately and won't lead to lifelong pain problems. If you injured your ankle in a sports activity, at the gym, or simply by falling, treating ankle injuries can be done swiftly and effectively. In this post, learn about these 15 simple tips on treating your ankle injury in order to achieve both immediate and long-term relief.

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Avoiding Foot and Ankle Stress as an Athlete

Posted by Andrea Hamel

June 13, 2016 at 1:30 PM

It can be something as simple as running or even striking the ground with their foot, but the physical activity that many athletes enjoy every day also puts them at risk for injury. As the foot has to endure physical contact in every sport from golf to rugby, this part of the body is at risk every time an athlete steps onto the field. Treating foot and ankle injuries not only takes you out of the game, but they can cripple your non-sports related life as well. However, while some injuries are unavoidable, athletes can take precautions in order to decrease the risk of injury. 

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Treating Ankle Injuries For Maximum Recovery

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 21, 2015 at 2:30 PM

No one prepares for injuries, but everyone, at some point, sustains one. Whether one incurs sprains or breaks, the manner in which you adhere to a program of care depends on the recovery time and may reduce the chances that another injury in the same spot occurs.

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Preventing and Treating Common Ankle Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

December 10, 2015 at 1:12 PM

An ankle injury can happen to anyone at any time. Most often it occurs as a sporting injury, but it can be the result of walking on an uneven surface or in high heels. The most common ankle injuries include sprains, strains, and fractures. A sprain is an injury where the ligaments are stretched beyond their normal range of motion whereas a strain is damage caused to a muscle or tendon that is stretched too far. A fracture refers to a break or crack in one or more of the bones. For each of these, the pain can be sudden and severe, and you should get medical attention immediately, since sprains can be mistaken for fractures and have similar symptoms.

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