If the ankle musculature is strong, the athlete can withstand greater force before an injury is sustained. In addition to decreasing ankle injuries, strengthening lower leg muscles will help prevent chronic conditions.
If you have a past injury or current ankle injuries then it is vital that you restore your ankle range and strength through your rehabilitation program.
Having Strong ankle will
- Prevent risk of ankle sprain
- Prevent chronic or acute injuries to the surrounding muscles of the ankle
- Protect the adjacent joints
- Improve the performance of your sports
This video will show you 10 simple exercises for your ankle to help strengthen your ankle at the comfort of your own home. These exercises are of different levels of difficulties, so make sure you do that at your own pace.
Keeping in mind, these exercises are of general nature and does not take your ankle injuries/history into considerations. In order to fully rehab your ankle discomfort, you will still need to continue to progress to harder and more functional strengthening exercises that are specifically tailored for you, in order to feel pain free while working.
Here at Capital Physiotherapy, our physiotherapists are the experts in helping you to fix your ankle issues as well as all the discomfort that comes with it!
We can help you lead a healthier and pain free lifestyle.
Our physiotherapist will be able to give a full ankle assessment on you and come out with individualised advice/ treatment plan that is tailored for your particular needs.
At Capital Physiotherapy, your initial appointment is 40-60 minutes long. This allows our physios to be thorough in their assessment, as well as giving them enough time to give you treatment on the same consultation!
If you have questions and concerns about physiotherapy, our friendly physios are very glad to assist you. You may visit our Footscray clinic if you are near the area, or drop an email at [email protected] for other inquiries. We also provide Telehealth Consultation for your safety and convenience during this pandemic.