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Rehabilitation of Ankle and Foot Injuries

Updated on August 12, 2016

No matter how hard you try to protect your feet and ankles, injuries happen often and are very common with everybody who is physically active. Once the damage is done you should immediately seek the means how to rehabilitate them. The possibilities are endless – from therapeutic exercises which will help you regain a wide range of movement, to spas and braces.

Why do ankles and feet suffer so much?

Feet and ankles are mostly affected places where both chronic and acute injuries occur. If you get struck by such misfortune you will be forced to forget about running and jumping for quite some time. Treatment is crucial when it comes to getting back on your feet. This body region is severely linked to other body parts and if you happen to go through an accident, not only will you hurt the ankle or the knee, but you are about to cause damage to other body parts.

Consult with your GP

Once you realize that there’s something wrong with your ankle or foot, schedule an appointment with your GP who will make a perfect plan that will help you regain your strength once again.

Hydrotherapy is the therapy for you

If you love spending some time in the water, but you have the leg issue, you should not refrain from jumping in into the water as this can only enhance your overall health. Aquabic is well-known for its healing habits and the benevolent impact it has on the overall figure. You’ll get over your ankle or foot injury faster if you only decide to spend some time in the water.

Go for ankle braces

There is a quick fix if you need to get back on your feet soon. All the athletes love it and so will you once you see the wonders it does in soothing your body. Ankle braces are really protective and easy to use. They’ll give you the much needed support as well as an incredible amount of strength.

Get your towel immediately

For an easy, yet effective workout, you will need your towel. Sit down on the floor and let both legs be in front of you. Keep the towel around the ball and the ends in your hands. Keep your leg straight and pull the towel towards you. Hold for a minute and then let go for 30 seconds. Repeat 5 times and then change the leg.

Sit on the floor with both legs out in front of you.

Loop a towel around the ball of your affected foot and grasp the ends of the towel in your hands.

Hold for 30 seconds and then relax for 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times.

Spraining your ankle can be downright tortuous, but now you know some tips and tricks on how to speed up the rehabilitation of your ankle. Waste no more time, and don’t wait for the pain to go away by itself.


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