Grade 2 Ankle Sprain

Grade 2 Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Ankle Sprain Symptoms A grade 2 ankle sprain is considered a moderate injury. It is not as severe as a grade 3, but definitely more serious than a grade 1 sprain. Grade 2 usually means partial tearing of the ligaments in the ankle. Of course, before you [...]

Grade 2 Ankle Sprain

Grade 3 Ankle Sprain

Grade 3 Ankle Sprain Grade 3 Ankle Sprain Symptoms A grade 3 ankle sprain is the most severe and serious of the 3 different grades of sprained ankle. It can mean significant tearing or possibly a complete rupture of the ligaments in the ankle. If you have a grade 3 sprain, the first [...]

Grade 3 Ankle Sprain

Ankle Exercises and Ankle Therapy

Ankle Exercises Whether you have a new ankle sprain or an old injury that never healed properly, your ankles will be weak, unstable and have poor range of motion. If you don't heal that ankle properly, this can set you up for a lifetime of frustration and pain. For example, if your ankles [...]

Ankle Exercises and Ankle Therapy

Healing a Sprained Ankle

Healing a Sprained Ankle When you get a sprained ankle, there will be all kinds of damage. The ligaments in the foot, ankle and calf will be negatively affected. There may be swelling, bruising, pain and difficulty walking. It may seem like a minor injury, but we will explain why it is so [...]

Healing a Sprained Ankle

Cure for Sprained Ankle

Cure for a Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is the most common sports related injury. It happens about 25,000 times a day. Unfortunately, most people think it's not a big deal and they use rest and ice and wait, which leads to long term chronic pain and other issues... Research shows that waiting [...]

Cure for Sprained Ankle

Sprained Ankle Treatment at Home

Sprained Ankle Treatment at Home The best sprained ankle treatment at home is one that addresses the inherent damage and weakness caused by an ankle sprain. When your ankle first gets injured, it's going to swell and cause a lot of pain. You may be able to walk with a limp or you [...]

Sprained Ankle Treatment at Home

High Ankle Sprain

High Ankle Sprain A high ankle sprain, also knowns as a syndesmotic ankle sprain (SAS) is somewhat different than what most people consider a "normal" sprained ankle. A high ankle sprain occurs ABOVE the ankle joint, when the lower leg and foot twist outward (external rotation). Only about 15% of all sprained ankles are considered [...]

High Ankle Sprain

Strong Ankles

Strong Ankles Strong ankles will give you good stability, balance, range of motion and the ability to generate power safely. This will not only improve overall movement and sports performance, but also dramatically reduce the risk of re-injury without the need for ankle braces, tape, etc... And since the ankles and feet are [...]

Strong Ankles

How to Improve Balance

How to Improve Balance Why do Most People have Poor Balance? Balance refers to the ability to maintain a line of gravity within a base of support. In other words, it means the ability not to fall down. All you have to do is look at a one year old to see what I'm talking [...]

How to Improve Balance

How to create powerful agility for sports performance and injury protection

Agility What is Agility? Agility refers to your ability to change direction safely and quickly. It is absolutely essential to sports performance and critical to keeping your body from getting injured. For example, poor agility is one of the #1 reasons people get sprained ankles... i.e. if your body cannot change direction safely, [...]

How to create powerful agility for sports performance and injury protection

Kettlebell Split Squat

Kettlebell Split Squat Pure Awesomeness! The split squat is one of my favorite exercises.... It works the entire body and has the added bonus of challenging ankle stability and overall balance. But, it really focuses in on the core and glutes/hips. And that has SO MANY BENEFITS... Mainly, it builds up strength in [...]

Kettlebell Split Squat

Gordon Miller Healed his Ankle Fast

HEM CASE STUDY  Gordon Miller and The Spartan Beast Gordon Miller was training for the epic Spartan race, but he had one problem...  a badly sprained ankle! Watch how Gordon applied H.E.M. to heal his ankle FULLY & FAST! HEM CASE STUDY  Gordon Miller  and The Spartan Beast Gordon [...]

Gordon Miller Healed his Ankle Fast

A Sprained Ankle and Knee Pain

A Sprained Ankle and Knee Pain It may be very surprising to hear that the knees and ankles are closely related, but the simple fact is that a sprained ankle can lead to a serious knee injury or pain down the line... It may sound somewhat shocking that an injury that seems somewhat [...]

A Sprained Ankle and Knee Pain

Athletic Shoes that can Lead to Sprained Ankles

Athletic Shoes that lead to Sprained Ankles I have a very different approach to shoes than most people. My experience has been that expensive athletic shoes today, for the most part, may seem scientific and modern, but they do not work well with the functionality of the body. In fact, they force the body [...]

Athletic Shoes that can Lead to Sprained Ankles

Top 3 Ways to Unlock Athletic Potential

3 Ways to Unlock Athletic Potential I have spent years training celebrities and athletes to get them to the top of their game. Through years of experience, I learned the hard way what works and what doesn't. I have distilled all of this knowledge into 3 easy to follow steps that will unlock athletic [...]

Top 3 Ways to Unlock Athletic Potential

Side Lunge

How to do a Side Lunge The Importance of the Side Lunge The side lunge is an extremely important exercise for improving knee and ankle stability as well as increasing glute strength. It is often overlooked as an exercise, because it involves moving laterally (side to side) and most people focus on front [...]

Side Lunge

Calf Raises

How to do Calf Raises Calf raises are an extremely important exercises for strengthening the ankles and calves. Interestingly, few people actually do calf raises and even fewer know how to do them correctly. So, first, let me just tell why they are so important. The feet are what come into contact with [...]

Calf Raises

Ankle Braces Increase Sprains

Ankle Braces Increase Risk of Sprains WATCH THIS Ankle Braces Increase Risk of Sprains WATCH THIS Ankle Braces Increase Risk of Sprains WATCH THIS Ankle Braces [...]

Ankle Braces Increase Sprains

Sprained Ankle Basketball

Sprained Ankles & Basketball 5 Tips to Protect your Ankles A sprained ankle is the #1 most common injury in basketball. Actually, it is the #1 most common sports related injury, period (25,000 a day or 9,000,000 a year). I have played basketball for many, many years and that means I have sprained [...]

Sprained Ankle Basketball

Calf Stretch

How to do a Calf Stretch A good calf stretch is vitally important to the ankles, feet and overall movement. Remember, your feet are what come into contact with the ground and tight calves will severely inhibit your ability to move safely and effectively. That puts your ankles at high risk for a [...]

Calf Stretch

HEM Ankle Rehab – Best Treatment for a Sprained Ankle

STOP! Just one sprained ankle could hurt for life! WATCH THE #1 MISTAKE PEOPLE MAKE 1 in 3 PEOPLE IN PAIN 1 YEAR LATER* 2,000 FEWER STEPS A DAY, FOR LIFE** 4x MORE LIKELY TO SPRAIN ANKLES*** *Evid Based Med 2008; 13 (6):187. Margo KL. [...]

HEM Ankle Rehab – Best Treatment for a Sprained Ankle

HEM Ankle Rehab Free Download

Is HEM Ankle Rehab Free? I have seen a lot of people on the web asking about a HEM Ankle Rehab free download. Of course, everyone loves a good deal and nothing is better than free, right?  But, I would ask you to consider the following points: It took years of research and work [...]

HEM Ankle Rehab Free Download

Is HEM Ankle Rehab a Scam?

I have seen a number of posts on the internet asking, "Is HEM Ankle Rehab a scam?" I do not take it personally and fully understand that most people are skeptical by nature. Believe me, I am too! So, let me address people's concerns and explain why HEM Ankle Rehab is the real deal.Let [...]

Is HEM Ankle Rehab a Scam?

Sprained Ankle Rehab

Sprained Ankle Rehab No one person is exactly like anyone else. We are not robots. We all have our past injuries, habits and ways of moving that are unique... Plus, we all have our own fitness levels. And that means, we come to an injury differently than anyone else.  Your threshold of pain [...]

Sprained Ankle Rehab

A Sprained Ankle: The Most Common Injury

A Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is the most common sport's related injury. They happen across all sports, all ages and all fitness levels. Most people do not think of a sprained ankle as a serious injury. After all, most people feel okay again after 4 - 8 weeks even if they don't [...]

A Sprained Ankle: The Most Common Injury

Derrick Rose : Did Ankle Sprains cause his Knee Injuries?

Derrick Rose: Did sprained ankles cause his knee injuries? Everyone awaited the return of Derrick Rose with their breath held.  He was one of the biggest stars of the NBA and an entire franchise (Chicago Bulls) needed him to elevate themselves to championship contenders.  Yet, after just a few games, Derrick rose injured [...]

Derrick Rose : Did Ankle Sprains cause his Knee Injuries?

Treatment of a Sprained Ankle

Treatment of a Sprained Ankle A good sprained ankle treatment is the most important thing to consider after a sprain.  Most people will tell you to just rest, ice, compress and elevate your ankle until you are able to walk again pain free.  But, most physical therapists now recognize that this is a totally [...]

Treatment of a Sprained Ankle

Healing Sprained Ankles Fully is SO important

Healing Sprained Ankles is Important Most people do not take the time to allow their body to properly and fully heal from an injury.  It takes some persistence and time and you have to give the body the respect it deserves.  But, most of the time, we rush back to life and sports [...]

Healing Sprained Ankles Fully is SO important

A Sprained Ankle can Lead to More Serious Injuries

A Sprained Ankle can Lead to More Serious Injuries A sprained ankle, if not healed properly, can and very often does lead to more injuries. Most people think a sprained ankle is a minor thing, unless they are sidelined for months. Obviously, it is not as serious as a torn ACL in the [...]

A Sprained Ankle can Lead to More Serious Injuries

Run Pain Free

Run Pain Free Yes, you can run pain free, but if you talk to anyone who runs a lot, you will quickly learn that they are in some kind of pain.  It may be their knees, ankles, hips or back, but something is probably bothering them.  And most people just assume that goes [...]

Run Pain Free

Do Basketball Shoes Protect Against Ankle Sprains?

Basketball Shoes & Ankle Sprains Everyone who plays basketball believes that you HAVE to wear high top basketball shoes to protect against ankle sprains. But do these shoes actually protect your ankles?  Well, if they did, then why are people getting 25,000 sprained ankles a day, many in the sport of basketball, most [...]

Do Basketball Shoes Protect Against Ankle Sprains?

Ankle Sprain Rehab

Ankle Sprain Rehab Sometimes, success can reveal unforeseen issues.  In this case, if your ankle is out of pain in just a few days, you can do too much too quickly.  And that happens a lot with people who use H.E.M. Don't get me wrong, sometimes it takes more than a few days [...]

Ankle Sprain Rehab

Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendon Injury Everyone saw Kobe Bryant go down... it was brutal to watch.  He felt a pop as his achilles tendon ruptured.  A rough injury, although this tendon is injured more than any other.  So, why doesn't it get more attention? The achilles tendon is just below your calf, where it meets [...]

Achilles Tendon Injury

How to Heal Weak Ankles

How to Heal Weak Ankles Many people ask if HEM Ankle Rehab is good to use with weak ankles, old injuries, etc...  The short answer is yes, but let's get into why people get weak ankles and how you can both strengthen them and prevent them.  The first step is to strengthen weak [...]

How to Heal Weak Ankles

Can a Sprained Ankle cause Knee Pain?

Can a Sprained Ankle cause Knee Pain? How in the world can a sprained ankle cause knee pain? Well, it's actually quite simple. The first thing you have to remember is that the foot and ankle are what come into contact with the ground. If you cannot walk correctly, with good body dynamics, [...]

Can a Sprained Ankle cause Knee Pain?

Sprained Ankle Rest without Rehab is Dangerous

Rest without Rehab is Dangerous for a Sprained Ankle I know what you're thinking...  I'm crazy.  Hold on before you make that judgment, because I promise I can change your mind.  First of all, I do not mean that sprained ankle rest is something you should't do.  You should!  What I am against [...]

Sprained Ankle Rest without Rehab is Dangerous

Ankle Pain

Stop ankle pain fast Did you know that even after 1 year post injury, up to one third of people still experience sprained ankle pain?  To me, that is a shockingly high figure.  And, if you factor in that over twenty five thousand people experience a sprained ankle every day, that means that [...]

Ankle Pain

Knee Pain and Ankle Braces

Ankle Braces Increase Risk of Knee Pain WATCH THIS Ankle Braces Increase Risk of Knee Pain WATCH THIS Ankle Braces Increase Risk of Knee Pain WATCH THIS Ankle Braces & [...]

Knee Pain and Ankle Braces

The Danger of Ankle Braces

The Danger of Ankle Braces WATCH THIS The Danger of Ankle Braces WATCH THIS The Danger of Ankle Braces WATCH THIS The Danger of Ankle Braces [...]

The Danger of Ankle Braces

Should you Rest and Ice a Sprained Ankle?

DO NOT ICE A SPRAINED ANKLE “Ice and complete rest may delay healing instead of helping.”  Gabe Mirkin, M.D., Creator of R.I.C.E. (rest, ice compression, elevation) WATCH THIS DO NOT ICE A SPRAINED ANKLE “Ice and complete rest may [...]

Should you Rest and Ice a Sprained Ankle?

Sprained Ankle Types

Sprained Ankle Types Before you begin healing, it's important to know the different kinds of sprained ankle types and grades.  But, don't worry, there are only 3 main variations of each and you should have a pretty good idea which is which... Inversion Sprain >> This is the one almost everyone gets... it [...]

Sprained Ankle Types

A Sprained Ankle

A Sprained Ankle Check out this stat: a sprained ankle happens over 25,000 times a day.  That's over 9 million sprained ankles every year.  Obviously, a lot of people get them through sports and activities, and it is actually the #1 most common sports related injury. But, what's also interesting is how common [...]

A Sprained Ankle

Ankle Rehab

Ankle Rehab 1) Overcome the Weakness caused by the Injury What are some of the important reasons for good ankle rehab?  With a sprained ankle, the ligaments stretch too far and usually there is some tearing.  As a result, that damage causes the ligaments to weaken significantly. Unfortunately, most people who get a [...]

Ankle Rehab
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