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Ankle Surgery Recovery: A Long, Arduous Process

  With Derek Jeter being a prime example, ankle surgery recovery is one of the most difficult surgical procedures for an athlete to overcome.  Below...

Knowing Whether and When to Use—And Not Use—a Knee or Ankle Brace

Every year, many athletes suffer devastating ankle injuries, knee sprains and ACL/MCL tears. And most of these injuries aren't even contact-related....

Simple Ways to Treat or Prevent an Ankle Sprain

A sprained ankle is one of the most common joint injuries, prompting many athletes to consider it "just a sprain" and not treat it with the respect ...

Ask the Experts: How Can I Prevent a Repeat Ankle Sprain?

Q: I sprained my ankle and my doctor says I'm now at a higher risk to hurt it again. How can I prevent a repeat injury? A: Ahh…the dreaded ankle ...

Ankle Talk: Rehabbing an Eversion Ankle Sprain

An eversion ankle sprain can happen when your ankle rolls too far outward. It causes swelling, bruising and pain on the inside of the ankle. In s...

Treating an Ankle Sprain

Most athletes have twisted an ankle at some point in their careers. Although ankle sprains are quite common, they aren't always minor injuries. ...

How to Prevent High Ankle Sprains

Few injuries are more troublesome for athletes than ankle injuries, particularly high ankle sprains. They are painful and they limit your ability ...

What Is My Ankle Sprain Recovery Time?

Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry, Tony Parker and Andrew Bogut are among the high-profile athletes who have suffered ankle sprains this year. And although...

A Shoe That Prevents Ankle Sprains and Prolongs Your Career?

According to former NBA guard John Starks, an ankle injury cost him at least 20 games during his career. Unfortunately, this is a common problem ...

High Ankle Sprains, Part 2: Prevention

Typically, high ankle sprains are caused by rotating or twisting the foot or by jamming the foot up into ankle joint, from a vicious tackle or a sim...