5 Reasons Why You Should Improve Your Ankle Mobility
An improvement in ankle mobility is commonly associated with a decreased injury risk. However, there are various performance aspects which can be...
High Ankle Sprains: Cause, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Introduction A high ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments above and around the ankle (see image below) get damaged or over-stretched. High ankle sprains are more serious than other ankle [...]
Does New DonJoy POD Ankle Brace Spell the End of Taping?
Athletes everywhere may soon be taking the field with more confidence and less risk of injury—and team trainers may find they have more free time on their hands before games [...]
Prevent These 4 Common Sports Injuries
I really wanted to discuss some very common injuries that I encounter on a near regular basis, and have to manage with my athletes so they can get back...
5 Ankle Strength Exercises to Prevent Sprains
5 Crucial Ankle Strengthening Exercises to Avoid Injuries Sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries in sports. You never see it coming and it...
3 Mobility Drills to Help Prevent Basketball Ankle Injuries
Basketball ankle injuries are a tough thing to deal with in-season, so make sure to keep healthy ankles with these mobility drills for basketball...
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 it deserves. The [...]
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 to accelerate, cut, pivot, change direction and even [...]
Injury-Proof Your Ankles
Pop quiz: What part of your body is most likely to get injured this year? Shoulder? Nah. Hip? Guess again. Knee? Aim lower. The ankle—the lowly, unassuming joint just north [...]
Catastrophic Injury Rates Among Cheerleaders
Say what you will, but cheerleading isn't just about waving pompoms anymore. Combining advanced gymnastics with risky stunts like tossing and flipping girls in the air, cheerleading has become certainly [...]