Another study showed that ankle sprains have a very high rate of recurrence, probably the highest of all injuries. Up to 50% of ankle sprains end up with chronic symptoms including ongoing instability or osteoarthritis.
The good news is rehabilitation exercise has been found to reduce the risk of re-injury at 12 months by 50%.
As always our training course emphasised the old adage, “If you don’t use it, you lose it.”
There is a lot we can do to accurately diagnose and effectively treat any ankle sprains to speed your return to sport or other activities, as well as help prevent any long-term issues occurring.
We also have some cool new exercises to help our clients recover even better than before.