With any ankle sprain, the first stage of management should follow the R.I.C.E. protocol – Rest; Ice; Compression; Elevation. This will help ease the initial pain, inflammation and swelling at the acute injury stage. However, without proper rehabilitation, your ankle is vulnerable to future injuries even though pain and swelling have subsided. This is due to deficits in the ankle control mechanism after the initial trauma.
Get physiotherapy if you keep rolling your ankle
At Sports Focus Physiotherapy, we can help you achieve complete ankle recovery and reduce the risk of recurrent injuries by restoring full ankle range, movement control and stability, thus achieving a safe return to daily activities and/or sports. We also stock a comprehensive range of taping and bracing products for extra ankle stability and support.