Ankle sprains affect how you cut and pivot

Ankle sprains affect how you cut and pivot

In previous articles here, we discussed how ankle sprains can affect balance, walking, running and a functional tasks seen in strength training, drop jumps. Other articles I wrote about ankle sprain epidemiology including reinjury rates and associated complications....
Ankle sprains affect how you run

Ankle sprains affect how you run

In previous articles here, we discussed how ankle sprains can affect balance, walking and drop jumps. Other articles I wrote about ankle sprain epidemiology including reinjury rates and associated complications. Now let’s turn to how ankle sprains affect running. If...
Chronic ankle instability impairs balance

Chronic ankle instability impairs balance

In this article we will discuss: How does an ankle sprain affect balance? Building upon previous articles where I discuss research on ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability prevalence by sport, complications associated with ankle sprains, how to return to sport...
Ankle sprains change the way you walk

Ankle sprains change the way you walk

How do ankle sprains affect walking? Ankle sprains are a common occurrence in athletes with prevalence rates between 20-46%, depending on the sport. A previous article I wrote discusses this data in regards to many popular sports, as well as the rate of chronic ankle...
All About Ankle Sprains.

All About Ankle Sprains.

How do ankle sprains happen?  Lateral ankle sprains are often a result of an athlete planting and “rolling over” the outside of the foot. This results in micro or macroscopic tearing of the lateral ligament complex, often affecting the ankle joint cartilage, and...