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Ankle Sprain Treatments

Posted Oct 04 2009 11:13pm

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries. Over 90% of ankle sprains are inversion ankle injuries which means the ankle rolls out, while the foot rolls in causing tearing of the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. The initial treatment for ankle sprains is P-R-I-C-E-E, which means protected walking, rest, ice, compression, elevation and early range of motion. In the past, ankle sprains were immobilized and casted and severe sprains were surgically repaired. Continue Reading »

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