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Ankle Sprain Exercises
What is it?
A sprained ankle is when the ligaments in your ankle are stretched or torn. The ligaments are tissues that hold bones together. Most of the time your ankle should be well in 4 to 6 weeks with treatment. Ask your caregiver for more information about other ways to treat your injury.
Do's and Don'ts:
Caregivers may tell you to remain pain-free as you use your foot and ankle more. If your injury does not improve, call your caregiver.
- 2 Leg Heel Raise:
- Towel Slides:
- Calf Stretch:
- Stork Stand:
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