Tag Archives : Ankle sprain

Can chronic ankle instability be prevented?

Have you recently injured your ankle or feel your ankles give way on a regular basis? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule explores chronic ankle instability and what we can do for you here at Malvern East Physiotherapy. Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in both sporting and the general population. They are actually […]

What should I do following an ankle sprain?

If you have sprained an ankle, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or book online today. With winter season well underway, a common injury associated with football, soccer, netball and basketball are ankle sprains.  Commonly occurring following an “inversion” injury where the foot rolls inwards with a sudden change of direction or uneven surface.  This commonly […]

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are a common injury associated with sports that involve change of direction.  The most common type of ankle sprains regularly occur following “inversion” injuries where the foot rolls inwards.  This commonly results in stretching the anterior talo-fibular ligament (ATFL).  Fortunately, if rehabilitated well, there can be good capacity to heal and surrounding ligament...