Ankle Sprain

Causes

Treatments

Step # 1 (first 72 hours)

Step # 2 (1st week)

Step # 3 (2nd week or more)

Provide good support to the ankle during sports practice for several months after the injury (bandage, orthotics and shoes with good support)

Prognostic

1st degree : return to sport activities after 2 or 3 weeks
2nd degree : return to sports activities after 6 to 10 weeks off
3rd degree : the ligaments can take more than 3 months to heal completely