Ankle Sprain Faq_category

30 08, 2021

What can I do initially for an ankle sprain?

By |August 30th, 2021|

1) Bow down to P.R.I.C.E. Principles Initially Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, and The elevation is another derivative version of traditional R.I.C.E. principles. The P.R.I.C.E. should be must be followed for the first 48 – 72 hours immediately after the injury. The goal is to control the amount of swelling to, prevent further injury, and to reduce the pain. P- Protection – Use ace bandage, over-the-counter brace, aluminum splint, sling, protective tape, etc. to partially immobilize the injured area. R- Rest – A person should not indulge in activities that stress the injured area to the point of pain which causes slow healing. The purpose is to allow the body’s healing processes to naturally [...]

30 08, 2021

What are the different types of ankle sprains?

By |August 30th, 2021|

1) Inversion ankle sprains Inversion ankle sprains are the most common type of soft-tissue injury. These types of sprains also go by name of the lateral ankle because the lateral ligaments of the foot joining the bone are involved in the injury. The function of the lateral ligaments is to prevent excessive inversion of the ankle. These lateral ligaments aren’t much strong as the ones on the other side of the ankle, due to which inversion sprains are more likely to happen than eversion sprains. 2) Eversion ankle sprains These sprains also go by the name Medial sprains because of the medial and Deltoid complex ligaments involved in the injury, which is [...]

30 08, 2021

How do I know if I need to see a doctor of physical therapy for my ankle sprain?

By |August 30th, 2021|

Most Common people try to tough out ankle injuries by waiting to heal on its own and not seeking medical attention. But it is always advised to get a check-up to rule out the possibility of Ankle fracture. Hence, sometimes it can be self-tested by putting weight on the ankle and taking a few steps to ensure you didn’t break anything. Also, a severely sprained ankle may not heal properly as it could lose its range of motion and stability, resulting in recurrent sprains in the future.

7 06, 2020

Will physical therapy cause me pain?

By |June 7th, 2020|

It depends on the severity of your injury as well as how long ago it happened. If you just twisted your knee or sprained your ankle, for example, some exercises may be slightly painful at first. However, in just a few days, you will feel much better.