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Recommended Ankle Exercises – The P.R.I.C.E.D.Method

Jonathan Tomines | May 8, 2015 | 0 comment. blog-ankle_exercise

Ankle sprains can be difficult to heal if necessary precautions and exercises are not undertaken. If these injuries are not treated properly, they can result in lifelong joint-related problems. To ensure a speedy recovery of sprained ankles, doctors often recommend specific exercises to heal the swelling of joints. The P.R.I.C.E.D. Method A common method of treating injured and swollen ankles is the P.R.I.C.E.D. method. The abbreviation stands for Protect, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, Drugs. It is an effective method of treating ankle injuries. As the name suggests, “Protect” starts with the obvious first step: protection of your ankle. Sit down,


How to Tape Your Ankles Easily without Professional Help

Jonathan Tomines | May 8, 2015 | 0 comment. img1

Ankle taping is commonly done by athletes and sportspersons to avoid ankle injuries. It is also used to protect injured ankles from suffering further damage on the field. The style of taping varies from person to person. We will discuss an easy method of taping your ankles during urgent situations when no medical help is around. Required Materials: Strapping tape – Preferably 38 MM. Some people may also use a 50 MM tape if a bigger area needs to be taped. Strong adhesive tape – Surgical tapes are preferred as they can hold on the skin firmly. In case surgical


How Can Orthotics Help People with Heel Pain

Jonathan Tomines | May 8, 2015 | 0 comment. orthotics1

How Can Orthotics Help With Heel Pain Foot orthotics can be very helpful for people suffering from foot and heel pain. Custom made orthotics can reduce heel pain significantly. People suffering from plantar fasciitis can use orthotics to reduce pain and swelling of the fascia. Similarly, people suffering from tendinitis can also benefit from custom-made orthotics. Orthotics provides support to the swollen regions of the heel and restores normal functioning after repeated use. Many custom-made orthotics pads are available at drugstores that help in reducing the pain and discomfort of spurs, tendinitis, fasciitis and related problems of the heel. These


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