Perform an exercise program to prevent ankle sprains

One of the most common injuries in just about every contact and collision sport is an ankle sprain. The athlete usually doesn’t need surgery, but he or she often misses weeks of playing.

If you could spend five minutes a day performing exercises to decrease your risk of suffering an ankle sprain, would you do it? Or would you encourage your children to do these programs?prevent ankle fb

In this video, I explain what these injury prevention programs entail and who could benefit.

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Have you suffered an ankle sprain? How long were you out of action? Would you do an ankle sprain exercise program to decrease your risk of injury? Share your thoughts below!


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