It is important to rehab your ankle soon after a sprain to regain strength and movement. Did you know that 2/3 or people who sprain their ankle will go on to have a second sprain? Sprains can bring about faulty movement patterns, causing bigger problems throughout the kinetic chain as time goes on (the ankle loses movement, often getting stuck in inversion, in turn tightening the posterior chain: tight hamstrings, posterior pelvic tilt, flattened lumbar spine).
These exercises are a great way to start regaining strength in the ankle:
If you have had a sprain injury and would like to know more about how sports and clinical massage can help with your recovery, please call 01273 729691 for a free consultation and assessment.