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Ankle Pain

6 Dec, 2019

Shortening your recovery time for a sprained ankle — help for patients in Gretna, LA

Whether you twisted it while jogging or rolled it on the basketball court, a sprained ankle can take you out of action quickly — and keep you there. Often, people who are recovering from a sprained ankle are among the very active, or worse, they work physical jobs that require standing and moving. In these

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5 Aug, 2019

Can walking on a sprained ankle make it worse?

Yes. That’s the very short answer. According to the National Association of Athletic Trainers, ankle injuries, including sprains, are very often undertreated. Ignoring treatment, including excessive movement of the ankle through unnecessary walking, leads to a greater risk of worsening the injury. In turn, this can prolong pain and cause problems in other areas of

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1 Jul, 2019

Two frequently asked questions about ankle sprain recovery

A study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported that more than 628,000 ankle sprains occurred annually between 2002 and 2006. If you’ve recently sprained your ankle, this means you are definitely not alone. A physical therapist can help you treat an ankle sprain, but you may have questions about your recovery. Keep

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7 May, 2019

Treating ankle pain in Belle Chasse, LA

Ankle pain comes in many forms and can be traced to a broad range of causes. The ankle joint and bones are some of the most complex in the body and carry nearly the full weight and movement of the musculoskeletal system during any physical activity. Because of this, they are susceptible to pain due

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17 Apr, 2019

How long does post-surgical ankle rehab last?

If you’re considering an ankle surgery, you may be wondering how long post-surgical ankle rehab lasts. Luckily, there’s an experienced physical therapy team that can answer your post-surgical rehab questions. At Rehab Access, we’ve worked closely with doctors in Gretna and Belle Chasse, Louisiana, and communities nearby for 20 years. During that time, our team

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