How Bad is My Sprained Ankle?
Ankle sprains are the most common type of injury in sports, especially basketball. Each year, millions of dollars are spent in emergency rooms nationwide treating ankle injuries. 85% percent of [...]
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. If your ankle becomes swollen or painful [...]
Why Your Weak Ankles May Actually Be a Glute Problem
Many are familiar with that dreaded CRUNCH sensation as your ankle slips out from underneath you. While a lucky few sustain only a couple ankle sprains during their athletic careers, [...]
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. Why are knee and ankle injuries so common? The [...]
Everything You Need to Know About Ankle Sprains
The ankle sprain. It's an incredibly common injury among athletes. But what actually happens when you sprain your ankle? And what causes them to happen? Consider this article a simple [...]
Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine
The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Doctor of [...]
4 Sprained Ankle Rehab Exercises
A sprained ankle is one of the most common sports injuries. In fact, many athletes have sprained their ankle at one point or another in their careers, even if it’s [...]
The 7 Most Common Injuries in Sports and Training (and How to Avoid Them)
Sports and recreation are good ways to have fun while working out and staying in shape, but all it takes is one injury to keep you on the bench...
Why We’ve Been Dealing With Injuries Wrong for 4 Decades
1978 – a year in which average gas price was $0.63, Jimmy Carter was president of the United States, Kobe Bryant was born and Pete Rose hit his 3000th...
Russell Wilson’s Superfast Recovery From a Badly Sprained Ankle and MCL Strain Involved Staying Up All Night
After taking down the New England Patriots on Sunday night, the Seattle Seahawks sit at 6-2 and occupy first place in the NFC West. Normally, that statement wouldn't be a [...]