4 Simple Steps to Wrap a Sprained Ankle With KT Tape

On this page: Does wrapping your ankle help? How does KT tape work? Ankle taping video, instructions and tips I sprained my ankle and trashed my lateral ligaments many years ago and became dependent on athletic tape to function until I discovered PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injections. I had two treatments one month apart and have…read more

Types of Deltoid Ligament Injuries

On this page: What is the deltoid ligament? What is a sprain of the deltoid ligament? How do you check the deltoid ligament? What are the treatment options? Patient story of a deltoid ligament injury While most of us have heard of an outside ankle sprain, can you also have problems with the inside ankle…read more

Is Playing on a Sprained Ankle Safe?

On this page: What is an ankle sprain? What is joint instability? What happens if you play on a sprained ankle? How can a doctor tell if you have an unstable ankle? How can you treat these lax ankle ligaments? I can’t tell you how many trashed ankles we have seen through the years because the…read more

Want to Shorten High Ankle Sprain Recovery Time? Get Your Platelets Injected for a Faster Recovery

High ankle sprain recovery time can be long because the ankle is often unstable. PRP or platelet rich plasma has been a hot topic in orthopedic care this past few years. While PRP has been shown to help tendonitis better than traditional steroid treatments, one big question was whether it could be used to get…read more

How Important is it for Athletes to Fix Lax Ankle Ligaments after a Sprain?

Loose ankles? We’re often told that after an ankle sprain, we should just let it heal. Even after they heal, is the laxity caused by these stretched out ligaments causing more problems? What effects do loose ankles have in athletes? A recent study sought to answer this question by looking at 86 volunteers at a military academy…read more
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