Prevention of ankle sprains.

  title={Prevention of ankle sprains.},
  author={Hans T Tropp and C Askling and Jan Gillquist},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={13 4},
Two different methods for the prevention of ankle joint injuries in soccer were tested. Coordination training on an ankle disk improves functional stability and postural control, whereas an orthosis provides mechanical support. Both techniques reduce the frequency of ankle sprains in soccer players with previous ankle problems. The orthosis is an alternative to taping, and can be used during the rehabilitation period after injury or when playing on uneven ground. Coordination training on an… CONTINUE READING