• Regain Pain Free Mobility
  • Compassionate Care
  • Comprehensive Evaluation
  • Patient Education
  • Stay Active

Ankle Injury Prevention

Ankle Sprain:

  • Maintain good strength of lower body
  • Improve proprioception (awareness of body position in space)
  • Perform a well-rounded dynamic warm up before activity
  • Enhance agility and coordination
  • Increase core and buttock strength, especially the gluteus medius (outer hip muscle)
  • Use proper footwear

High Ankle Sprain:

  • Maintain good strength of lower body
  • Improve proprioception (awareness of body position in space)
  • Perform a well-rounded dynamic warm up before activity
  • Enhance agility and coordination
  • Increase core and buttock strength, especially the gluteus medius (outer hip muscle)
  • Use proper footwear
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Lafayette General Health
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • AANA: Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
  • Louisiana Athletic Care, LLC
  • Sports performance Network poered by lafayette general