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A better way to recover from your ankle sprain - Part 2

A better way to recover from your ankle sprain - Part 2
In the last couple of posts we've been discussing the details of ankle sprains and rehab. The major issue with the treatment of this injury is that it's often left incomplete before athletes head back into action. The good news is that there is a better way to rehabilitate this injury. We hope that by shedding light on the issue we can get everyone...
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A better way to recover from your ankle sprain - Part 1

A better way to recover from your ankle sprain - Part 1
Unless an ankle sprain is particularly debilitating, the treatment for this injury is usually ice and rest. Last post we explored the anatomy of the ankle and the different types of ankle sprains. Now that we've covered the basics, we're going to take a closer look the current state of treatment and then how to build on this current regimen. Many ...
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What does it mean to sprain your ankle?

What does it mean to sprain your ankle?
This is probably one of the most common injuries incurred in sport. Inversion ankle sprains (the most common type) make up 25% of injuries affecting bones and muscles. Primary care physicians see about 1 million ankle sprains annually. So this injury happens a lot and most people tend to manage this injury themselves with some ice, some rest and ma...
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Back Pain: Why are back pain guidelines being ignored for our athletes?

Back Pain: Why are back pain guidelines being ignored for our athletes?
If you've been involved in any high level of sport you know that athletes have excellent access to medical attention. Usually there is a sports medicine team staffed with athletic therapists, doctors, physical therapists, and sometimes even massage therapists. These professionals often travel with the team and are focused solely on their care. When...
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Try These Dynamic Warm-Ups

Try These Dynamic Warm-Ups
Does warming up and stretching mean the same thing? The two are often thought to be interchangeable, but when it comes preparing for exercise they have very different function. Clarifying the difference between the two could be the difference between suffering a running injury and staying healthy. Based on the scientific evidence, a dynamic warm up...
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