Ankle Rehab

If you find yourself with an ankle sprain and it is situationally difficult to get to a physical therapist, try these ankle rehab exercises for the first few days.

I was fortunate to receive these cheat sheets from my physical therapy friends. I now give these sheets out to Soldiers when they get hurt over the weekend, or when I know they can’t make it to physical therapy any time soon. This would be awesome for when down-range.

Assessment of the injury is important. If Ottawa Ankle Rules are negative and the injury is minor, it may be appropriate to give out this handout for ankle sprain rehab.

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  • If you want to read more on the subject, check out ORTHOBULLETS
  • More information on Lower Extremity Evaluation and Ottawa Ankle Rules

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An Army PA seeking to share knowledge and skills to medics in order to better prepare them for the next fight, and to bridge the gap between future expectations and initial entry training. These posts are samples of similar training I share with my own medics, and are made available here to a wider audience. I am no expert. There are others more qualified, I'm sure. I am simply looking to contribute. Feel free to provide feedback and leave comments to help others.

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