Football Ankle & Feet

Soccer Injuries and ‘Training Right’ to Return to Play

by Ebru Efe “When can I play again?” This is often one of the first questions asked by an injured athlete, yet one of the hardest to answer. A number of factors and decisions come into the injury pathway taken … Continue reading

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Recurring Ankle Sprains – Chronic Ankle Instability

by Ashlea Otto Ankle sprains are a common musculoskeletal injury which affect those participating in sport and within the general community (1,2). People experience pain, swelling and poor function, which requires rehabilitation to heal and return to normal activities such … Continue reading

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What Should I Do With My Flat Feet?

By Matthew Camenzuli Flat Feet (or pes valgus) is a common finding in many people, including in children. However, what is the real importance of having a strong arch in your foot, and is it ‘bad’ to have flat feet? … Continue reading

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Not all ankle sprains are the same!

Although ankle sprains are statistically the most common sporting injury especially in gymnastics, ankle injuries can differ considerably and each and every ankle sprain can damage different structures leading to different areas of pain, different time frames for length of … Continue reading

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How To – Ankle Inversion/Eversion

Osler demonstrates an exercise for the ankle muscles using a theraband.

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How To – Heel Raisers

Jed from Physiohealth shows the correct execution of a heel raise. This is a commonly prescribed exercise for lower limb injuries, in particular it’s used in the recovery of knee injuries and ankle injuries. Jed takes you through the basic … Continue reading

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How To – Tape an Ankle

This video demonstrates how to tape an ankle to prevent an acute ankle injury. A lot of ankle injuries occur with the ankle rolling inward & sprain the ligaments on the outside. Key Points: – Use a strong rigid tape … Continue reading

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How To – ‘Heel-Lock’ When Taping an Ankle

Check out this alternative method Sharbs demonstrates how he likes to do a Heel Lock when strapping an ankle using stretch tape. This method provides a lot more comfort and is less chance to cut into the skin across the … Continue reading

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How To – Strengthen Your Ankle After a Lateral Sprain

Cory Prout explains and demonstrates one method of strengthening the ankle after a Lateral Sprain. This particular rehab exercise is great for strengthening the peroneus muscle which is on the lateral side of the lower leg. To do this exercise you … Continue reading

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How To – Tape An Ankle

Key Steps: Tape an anchor above the ankle. (not too high) Tape 2-3 Stirrups off the anchor around the bottom of the foot and back to the anchor Tape 2 “Figure of 6’s” in the same direction Tape another 2 … Continue reading

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