First Aid: Sprain
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Your ligaments are tough, elastic-like bands that attach to your bones and hold your joints in place. A sprain is an injury to a ligament caused by excessive stretching...
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A sprained ankle means one or more ligaments on the outer side of your ankle ...
Treating your sprained ankle properly may prevent chronic pain and instability.
Aug 22, 2013 ... I highly recommend you follow the steps in this video to recover from your ankle
sprain. If afterwards you found these methods helpful for your ...
Rest your ankle. Skip any activities that cause pain or limping. If you have a
severe sprain, then ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... Initial treatment for an ankle sprain is summarized as the PRINCE approach:
Protection. Use a protective brace, such as an air stirrup or other ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... Ankle sprains take an average of 6 weeks to heal but can take can up to 4
months, depending on the severity. An ankle brace, air stirrup, hiking ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... Some people with repeated or severe sprains can develop long-term joint pain
and weakness. Treating a sprained ankle can help prevent ...
Sep 30, 2013 ... Treating a sprained ankle the RIGHT way early on means a stronger ankle, faster
recovery and less chance of re-injury. In this series I will tell ...
Some sprained ankles are minor injuries that heal with little treatment. Others can
be more serious, though. The three grades of ankle sprains, based on how ...
A sprained ankle can happen to athletes and non-athletes, children and adults. It
can happen ... Most ankle sprains need only a period of protection to heal.