Tag Archives: ankle rehabilitation

It’s Just An Ankle Sprain, Here’s What To Do About It!

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in day to day life and when doing sports, most of us at some point have twisted an ankle.  They account for 20% of the injuries seen at A&E never mind all those that are self-managed or simply rested and ‘walked-off’.The question of whether this is sufficient must be asked.  Could anything more be done other than shrugging the shoulders and saying it’s just an ankle sprain. The answer is yes!  The one predictor for injury is a previous injury Continue reading →

Exercise Is Key To Getting Back To The Mountain After Injury

[Ed: for anyone who is injured, let Keith’s story be your inspiration to work hard on your rehab, to get to love the gym (and your physio!) and get those exercises dialled to recover fit and strong for this coming winter season! Over to Keith…] Spring 2012. I was in the consultant’s room waiting for the results of an MRI scan on my right ankle. I’d snapped my foot in two in a climbing accident and thought that 20 years of additional wear and tear, Continue reading →