Posts Tagged ‘Ankle’

Physiotherapy for Ankle Injuries

Physiotherapy for Ankle Injuries   Ankle injuries are one of the leading causes of absence from sport. Many top GAA, soccer and even pro golfer Rory McIlroy have suffered from ankle injuires througout careers. The ATFL ligament, on the outside of your ankle is one of a number of main stabilisers for the joint. Ankle injuries can…

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Chronic Ankle Instability

Chronic Ankle Instability Chronic ankle instability is an encompassing term used to classify an individual who presents with both mechanical and functional instability of the ankle joint following an initial lateral ankle sprain injury.   Mechanical Instability refers to measurable laxity of the ligaments, i.e. ligaments that are less stiff following injury, with some joint…

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