Ankle sprains and strains are a common everyday occurrence. In most cases, the injury is nothing more than a nuisance that temporarily affects your training and mobility. However, severe cases can lead to a lengthy rehabilitation and even surgery.
Once you have experienced an ankle sprain, you’re at a higher risk for repeated injury. Even a minor sprain can derail your training or race day preparations. In order to avoid an ankle sprain, it’s critical to adopt a prevention strategy as part of your cross training routine. Strength, balance, and adequate foot and ankle mobility are the key components to preventing an ankle sprain/strain. Continue Reading