Ankle Stability and Movement Coordination Impairments: Ankle Ligament Sprains

Publication Date: August 30, 2013
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

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RISK FACTORS – ACUTE LATERAL ANKLE SPRAIN

Clinicians should recognize the increased risk of acute lateral ankle sprain in individuals who (1) have a history of a previous ankle sprain, (2) do not use an external support, (3) do not properly warm up with static stretching and dynamic movement before activity, (4) do not have normal ankle dorsiflexion range of motion, and (5) do not participate in a balance/ proprioceptive prevention program when there is a history of a previous injury. (B)
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Ankle Stability and Movement Coordination Impairments: Ankle Ligament Sprains

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