Top 6 Exercises to Reduce Risk of an Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in sports and physical activity, estimating to be about 25% of all injuries across sports. Of all ankle injuries 85% involve the lateral ankle ligaments. There is strong evidence suggesting you increase risk of re-spraining your ankle two fold within the first year of spraining your ankle. Every year in the US, lateral ankle sprain affects 2.15 of every 1,000 people which results in $2 BILLION of healthcare costs. (Waterman, Owens, Zacchili, & Belmont, 2010). All these costs are primarily from NON-INVASIVE treatment. We know that athletes today benefit from the BEST available rehab techniques and here is a statistic that proves my point: in the NBA there are approximately 100 ankle sprains per season, and in the last 11 years there have only been 4 that require surgical intervention. With high incidence of ankle sprains and the associated economic burden/negative chronic consequences, this calls for PREVENTITIVE measures. […]

hip stability prehab

Improve Your Hip Stability With Prehab

Here’s an amazing hip stability prehab series ThePrehabGuys put together! We dive into motor control, prehab techniques and strength and conditioning exercises. Get working on those gluts for hip stability!!

Progressive eccentric single limb squat strength – 1 of 6

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