Updated March 02, 2008
There and four basic motions of the ankle joint. These are:
This is the motion we perform when pointing our toes
This is the motion we perform when pulling our toes upward off the ground
This is the motion we perform when we point our toes inward
This is the motion we perform when we point our toes outward
Ankle sprains often occur when there is excessive inversion of the ankle joint. Strong everters of the ankle can often help limit this motion and prevent ankle sprains.
Review some of the ankle strengthening exercises in the links below to learn how to strengthen your ankle joint today.
As always, discuss any exercise program with your doctor before performing it.
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