We’ve all been there before, rehab is going really well for your patient and every session builds off the previous, you’re happy and your patient is happy! You find yourself progressing every single movement and increasing the challenge because your rationale is the patient is getting better so why not push the limits? Next thing you know reality checks in and your patient has experienced a setback with increased pain, decreased load tolerance, and reports of stiffness with greater ranges of motion.“I think we overdid it doc…I guess my ankle isn’t ready still” What went wrong?! How are you even supposed to know that could happen? Was it the exercise, was it too much too soon, what did my patient do that they’re not telling me!? Let's take you through a systematic approach for lateral ankle sprain rehab.