22 Jul '12, 3pm

Try a little "pre-hab" on your ankles to avoid having to have "re-hab" after an injury

Try a little "pre-hab" on your ankles to avoid having to have "re-hab" after an injury

A sprained ankle is no fun for anyone, but especially a runner. Sprains usually take a while to heal and runners just don't like staying away from the run that long. - A sprained ankle usually coincides with a sudden sideways or twisting movement of the foot. Often sprained ankles are associated with sporting events, but they all too frequently occur during everyday activities. We're all just an awkward step or an uneven surface away from a Sprain. Did you know there's a rating scale for the severity of ankle sprains? The scale is based on the types of symptoms you're experiencing and the severity of the injury to the ligament in the ankle. Grade 1 Ankle Sprain: This basic type of sprain stretches the ligament beyond it's normal state. The symptoms tend to be limited to pain and swelling. You can usually walk without assistance, but running or jumping may be difficult. Gra...

Full article: http://ncrunnerdude.blogspot.com/2010/08/ankle-strengthen...

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