Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Exercises for Anterior Ankle Impingement

Anterior ankle impingement is a very common condition where a person experiences pain at the front of the ankle or tendons of the ankle get trapped or compressed between the talus and the tibia, which causes pain, swelling and inflammation. The anterior ankle impingement can be due to the ankle has been overstretched, over strained, or over flexed.

The following are some of the routine exercises recommended for anterior ankle impingement to speed up the recovery period. Ankle strength and power should be slowly progressed from non-weight bear to partial and then full weight bear exercises for anterior ankle impingement. Before starting any exercise it is always mandatory to get a professional consult with a sports physician or a physical therapist who can formulate a detailed tailor-made exercise regimen to improve the recovery period of anterior ankle impingement.

7 Best Exercises for Anterior Ankle Impingement Rehabilitation:

  1. Inversion/Eversion Balance Exercises.
  2. Ankle Plantar Flexion Exercise.
  3. Ankle Eversion Exercise.
  4. Ankle Inversion Exercise.
  5. Exercise for Ankle-Dorsiflexor Strengthening.
  6. Ankle Eversion Strengthening Exercise.
  7. Ankle Inversion Strengthening Exercise.
  Note: Information provided is not a substitute for physician, hospital or any form of medical care. Examination and Investigation is necessary for correct diagnosis.

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