Physical Therapy For A Sprained Ankle | How It Works, Recommendations, And More!

Written by on August 2, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mitch Torres (PT)

You can always self-treat your ankle and hope for the best. But a faster way to recover is by doing physical therapy for a sprained ankle. Physical therapists are movement experts. We help bridge the gap between your ankle injury to full recovery through skilled assessment and treatment. Below, I’ll tell you what we (physios) …

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How To Massage A Sprained Ankle? | Beginner-Friendly Guide

Written by on August 1, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mitch Torres (PT)

Given how relaxing it can be, it’s natural to wonder how to massage a sprained ankle. Or if it’s appropriate at all. Massage therapy can be a great way to treat ankle sprains – as long as your symptoms allow you to, of course. Below, you’ll learn whether massaging is suitable for your sprain, and …

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How To Tape An Ankle Sprain Correctly In 8 Easy Steps

Written by on June 23, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mitch Torres (PT)

Learning how to tape an ankle sprain is easier than it looks. All you need are the right instructions to get the job done. This in turn will reduce your risk of further injury, provide pain relief, and help heal your ankle sprain as fast as possible. Below is the list of things you’ll find …

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Ankle Sprain Treatment Options (According To Injury Severity)

Written by on June 15, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mitch Torres (PT)

The best ankle sprain treatment will depend on the characteristics of your injury. Like how severe it is, when it happened, or your goals. For example, a mild sprain does well with rest, ice, and massage. But a severe sprain may need surgery or help from a physical therapist to get better. I know it …

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7 High Ankle Sprain Treatment Methods (That Work)

Written by on May 20, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

This type of sprain usually takes 2 to 6 months to recover from – which can be a lifetime to some. (1) Fortunately, there are several high ankle sprain treatment methods you can try to help you recover faster. High ankle sprains tend to occur after forcefully twisting a planted foot outwards. They take longer …

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Is It Ok To Walk On A Sprained Ankle? | Yes And No, Here’s How To Know

Written by on May 13, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

So, when is it ok to walk on a sprained ankle, you ask? Well, it’ll depend mostly on how your ankle feels after your injury. If you’re feeling severe pain, don’t walk on it – you risk worsening the ankle injury. But if the symptoms are mild, you may be good to go if you …

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How To Wrap A Sprained Ankle | Beginner’s Guide

Written by on May 6, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

If you want to prevent ongoing ankle problems, then you should learn a thing or two on how to wrap a sprained ankle. See, treating a sprained ankle with a bandage or tape helps reduce pain, swelling, and future sprains. (1) There are three different types of materials you can use – elastic bandages, athletic …

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How To Heal Ankle Sprain Fast? | 8 Hacks That Actually Work

Person placing an ice pack over their bandaged sprained ankle, how to heal an ankle sprain quickly

Written by on May 3, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

Each painful step is a constant reminder that your ankle is injured. But knowing how to heal ankle sprain fast can help you get back to your life quickly. Yet, keep in mind that all sprained ankles need time to heal. The exact time will depend on the severity of the ankle sprain injury and …

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What Does An Ankle Sprain Feel Like? | 3 Key Signs To Look For

View of a swollen and bruised ankle, ankle sprain symptoms and signs

Written by on March 23, 2022 — Medically reviewed by Mich Torres (PT)

If you recently rolled or fell awkwardly on your foot, chances are you might have a sprain – one of the most common ankle injuries. But just to be sure – what does an ankle sprain feel like? Well, most times, there’s a popping sound right when the sprained ankle occurs. You’ll likely feel pain …

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7 Best Home Remedies For Ankle Sprain

Someone lying on a sofa receiving an ankle massage, home treatments for sprained ankles

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

If you have a mild ankle injury, is highly likely you can fully heal it on your own. To do so safely, here are 7 home remedies for an ankle sprain that are both effective and budget-friendly. Be patient, though – this ankle injury can take weeks to a few months to fully recover. This …

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