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Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that affect people of all ages. While initially treated with rest, ice, compression and elevation, recovering fully requires restoring mobility, strength, and stability. This is where osteopathy can help optimize ankle sprain rehabilitation.
Osteopathic techniques like gentle joint mobilization restore normal ankle range of motion often lost after an injury. Targeted exercises strengthen muscles around the ankle joint to improve stability and balance. Treatment techniques enhance circulation and lymphatic drainage to alleviate swelling and discomfort. Evaluation of the whole kinetic chain identifies biomechanical limitations that may contribute to injury risk. A customized rehab program gets patients back to activities faster and stronger.
Essential recovery tips include seeing an osteopath, icing and elevating, progressing gradually through exercises, wearing an ankle brace, and building lower body strength. This guide shares the benefits of osteopathy, recovery timeline, top tips, essential exercises, and how to prevent reinjury after an ankle sprain.
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