How Often Should You Ice An Ankle Sprain?

Someone applying ice to an injured ankle, how often should you ice a sprained ankle

Written by on March 22, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

In the US alone, around 2 million ankle sprains happen per year. (1) It’s one of the most common injuries that can happen to anyone but it’s generally easy to treat. Ice, in particular, has been a staple for newly sprained ankles. So, how often should you ice an ankle sprain? The quick answer is that …

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3 Reasons Why Ankle Cracking When Rotating is Normal (and When It’s Not)

Doctor examining ankle popping when rotating

Written by on November 22, 2021 — Medically reviewed by John Doe

That cracking sound, also known as crepitus, happens in a lot of our joints. You’ve likely heard it from your shoulders, knees, and, of course, your ankles. Having said that, ankle cracking when rotating is usually normal. But, it might also be a symptom of injuries and conditions, including bony lesions and cartilage wears. Today, …

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Broken Ankle Symptoms vs Sprain | How To Tell The Difference

Runner holding his injured ankle. Different symptoms of ankle sprains and fractures

Written by on — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

Ankle sprains happen to about 1 out of 10,000 people per day, which makes it a common injury. (1) In contrast, a broken or fractured ankle is much rarer at only 179 per 100,000 people per year. (2) But, how can you tell the difference between broken ankle symptoms vs sprain? Interestingly, both ankle injuries …

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How To Wrap Your Foot For Plantar Fasciitis | Step-By-Step Guide

Foot being wrapped with athletic tape

Written by on — Medically reviewed by John Doe

Plantar fasciitis is so common that 1 in 10 people will experience it in their lifetime. (1) Fortunately, compression can help ward off symptoms. Having said that, you’re likely here because you’re wondering about how to wrap your foot for plantar fasciitis. Well, there are numerous ways to wrap your foot for this injury – …

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Sleeping With Pain: 5 natural Ways To Get To Sleep

Sleeping With Pain 5 natural Ways To Get To Sleep

Written by on April 17, 2019 — Medically reviewed by John Doe

Article Last Updated: Sleep is the Holy Grail to a happy, healthy life. When you don’t get enough of it due to nightly pains, your days will be sluggish, and your focus at work or play will gradually wane. Poor sleep has also been linked to health problems top among them low immunity and a …

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