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How to Recuperate From an Ankle Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 18, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Experiencing an injury to any part of the body is a challenge. Actually, it can put quite a hamper to your lifestyle. Not only are you dealing with the potential for ongoing pain, but you will likely have limited movement as well. For active individuals, injuries may happen more frequently and they can be more detrimental to your lifestyle because it puts you out of commission temporarily. Sprains, strains, and broken bones occur regularly with those who engage in sports and active lifestyles. An ankle injury is one injury that sports enthusiasts and active individuals commonly see. When an ankle injury occurs, it can be frustrating waiting for it to heal so you can get back to doing what you love most. However, there are techniques to aid in the healing process and strengthen your ankle so you can get on with life. First, let's take a look at more details about ankle sprains.

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Topics: Ankle injuries, Knee Braces, Knee Injuries

What to do During And After Your Ankle Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 29, 2017 at 1:17 PM

While ankle injuries of varying levels of severity are incredibly common, there is no lack of questions that people have about what they can do to heal correctly and swiftly and be able to better tolerate the arduous process. Whether you are suffering from a sprain, fracture, or an even more serious ankle injury, there are several practical things you can and should do as well as things to do for your overall well-being. In this post, you will discover what to do during and after your ankle injury.

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Topics: Ankle injuries, ankle injury

Treating Ankle Injuries: Five Common Misconceptions

Posted by Andrea Hamel

June 12, 2017 at 6:10 PM

If you have suffered an ankle injury, you have likely heard an assortment of things you should and should not do. While some of the advice might be perfectly harmless or even beneficial, other advice could actually be harmful. Overall, the key to treating ankle injuries is making sure you are able separate ankle injury treatment facts from fiction. Here are five things you may have heard about ankle injuries and their treatment.

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Topics: Ankle injuries

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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Topics: Ankle injuries

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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Topics: Ankle injuries

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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Topics: Ankle injuries

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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Topics: Ankle injuries

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