Active Ankle Mobility

Active ankle movements such as these are great in the early stages after an ankle injury. They will help to increase ankle movement and also pumping the ankle up and down will help reduce swelling.

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These active motion exercises can be performed seated to improve flexibility of the ankle after injury. Pumping the ankle up and down and writing the alphabet with the toes may also help to decrease swelling, especially if performed in an elevated position.

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