Sprained ankle treatment in Holland, MI

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Although it’s a fairly common injury, ankle sprains can be a frustrating experience. Not only can they take you away from your favorite sport or physical activity but it can be difficult to know when the condition is fully healed or if it requires more serious treatment. 

Trying to rush sprained ankle treatment and return to full activity before you are ready can increase the likelihood of worsening the injury or causing compensatory injuries in other parts of your body. If you’re a Holland, Michigan, resident dealing with a sprained ankle, we’ve provided the following overview to help you understand the benefits of physical therapy. 

We have a state-of-the-art clinic right here in Holland where we can provide individualized sprained ankle treatment designed to get you back to a healthy and active lifestyle. Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions or want to learn more about the treatments we can offer.  

How does a physical therapist provide sprained ankle treatment?

At your initial appointment, one of our therapists will review your medical and treatment history, ask you questions about your ankle injury and related symptoms and perform an assessment of your body mechanics and range of motion. We can analyze your gait and posture to determine potential issues that may be placing additional stress on your ankle. 

Using this information, we can then work with you to develop a sprained ankle treatment program that can help relieve symptoms, improve mobility and assist your body in healing itself. Typical physical therapy treatments include:

It’s important to follow the instructions of your therapist carefully and always listen to your body. If you’re experiencing any sensation that doesn’t feel right, stop immediately and let your therapist know. Try to be patient and expect some degree of trial and error as you find the right combination of sprained ankle treatments that work for you. 

Holland Physical Therapy has extensive sprained ankle treatment experience

Our entire team of compassionate experts is committed to helping patients overcome pain and injury to return to the quality of life they deserve. We have decades of combined experience treating musculoskeletal conditions, including ankle sprains, and want to help you with effective treatment that fits your needs and lifestyle. 

To schedule your initial appointment, contact us today.