While ankle sprains are common in sports, 25,000 people sprain their ankle every day.1 That means you’re likely to experience an ankle sprain sometime in your life.
Let’s define a sprain. In simple terms, a sprain is when a ligament is overstretched or torn. If a sprain is not treated properly, long-term problems could develop and increase your risk of re-injury. Rehabilitation exercises and supportive ankle bracing can decrease this risk.