Mike Christofis will take a detailed history of your ankle injury in order to best diagnose the sprain. He will also perform a detailed physical examination of your hip, knee, ankle and foot in order to provide you with the best possible treatment plan.
The specific management will depend on the grade of ankle injury, as well as the severity of your pain. In the case of ligament ruptures, surgery may be required. In these cases, physiotherapist supervised rehabilitation is essential in making a full recovery.
Typically, your treatment will involve manual therapy techniques to reduce pain and improve mobility. You will also be given strengthening and balance exercises improve function and prevent any future recurrence.