Self-care for chronic inversion ankle sprain involves strengthening the associated musculature: the fibularis (peroneal) muscles.
How do we treat an ankle sprain with manual therapy?
Manual therapy treatment for an acute inversion ankle sprain is aimed at decreasing swelling and inflammation and relieving associated muscle spasming.
Signs, symptoms, and assessment (diagnosis) of ankle sprain
When an inversion sprain is acute, the typical signs and symptoms are pain and swelling (inflammation) in the lateral ankle near the lateral malleolus.
What is an ankle sprain and what are its causes?
The ankle is the most commonly sprained joint in the human body. An ankle sprain is a traumatic injury that results in tearing of ligaments of the joint.