Prevention of Ankle sprain
Prevention list: Methods of prevention of Ankle sprain mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Ankle sprain.
- Healthy diet - keeps muscles strong.
- Healthy weight
- Fall prevention methods - e.g. clean up obstacles, avoid wet areas, etc.
- Properly fitting shoes
- Stretching exercises
- Warm-up and stretch - before sports or exercise
- Protective sports equipment
- Avoid sports/exercise when in pain
- Avoid sports/exercise when tired
- Avoid running on uneven surfaces
- See also prevention of sprain
Last revision: June 18, 2003
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