Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab + MORE

Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab + MORE
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Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab


national youth football tournaments 1435750195 195451845 Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:


Significant swelling, any bruising, or inability to bear weight might indicate a more severe ankle injury. Get an evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon or sports medicine physician for the proper diagnosis
Many ankle sprains are undertreated, meaning that they are not properly rehabilitated
Good rehab with a physical therapist for more significant ankle injuries can get you back to sports faster and decrease chances for another injury

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