Ankle sprains are a common injuries that can unfortunately result in lifelong problems. Some people with repeated or severe sprains can develop long-term joint pain and weakness. Physical therapy for your sprained ankle can
help prevent ongoing ankle problems. Physical therapy exercises are critical to ensure that the ankle heals completely and re-injury does not occur.
You can begin healing by walking or bearing some weight, while using crutches if needed, if you can do so without too much pain.
Start rehab with range-of motion exercises in the first 72 hours after your injury.
Continue with further rehab, including stretching, strength training, and balance exercises, over the next several weeks to months.
You can do rehab exercises at home or even at the office to strengthen your
Start each exercise slowly and use your pain level to guide you in doing these exercises. Ease off the
exercise if you have more than mild pain. Keep in mind that the timing and type of rehab exercises recommended for you may vary according to your injury.
This is where a physical therapist can help you!
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