Ankle Sprain Rehab/Prevention Program
4-Week Online Program to Optimize Your Foot & Ankle Health
OPTIMIZE Foot/Ankle Health
Ankle sprains are the most common lower extremity injury that occurs in basketball. ONLY 55% of athletes seek out advice from a health care provider on proper rehab. As a result, ankle sprains may lead chronic instability and prolonged issues for up to 3 years! Take care of your ankle TODAY!
What is the Program?
The Ankle Sprain P/Rehab Program was developed by doctors of physical therapy and movement specialists that have treated countless athletes following an ankle sprain.
It is an easy to follow, step-by-step, program to optimize the function and health of your foot and ankle. It will teach you how to regain and improve your mobility, and while building a strong and stable foundation for your foot and ankle.
Ultimately, our program is designed to help you perform at your best following an ankle sprain, while diminishing your risk of another injury!
4-Week Program; 5 Training Days per Week
Detailed Step-By-Step Exercise Videos
Objective Assessments to Track Your Progress
Check Out These Sample Videos
3D Calf Stretch
Ankle Clocks on Air-Ex
Single Leg POGOs
Who is this Program for?
Athletes rehabbing from a recent or past lateral ankle sprain.
Players with a history of ankle injury were 4.9 times more likely to sustain an ankle injury.
Repeated ankle sprains, recurrent bouts of instability, and residual symptoms from an ankle sprain are precursor signs and symptoms consistent with chronic ankle instability.
Chronic ankle instability has been associated with decreased quality of life and may lead to post traumatic ankle osteoarthritis.
Proactive Athletes wanting to prevent a future ankle sprain.
Players who did not stretch were 2.7 times more likely to injure an ankle than players who did stretch.
If you have an anterior right/left reach distance discrepancy greater than 4 cm, you are 2.5 times more likely to sustain an injury.
53.7% of total time missed due to a basketball injury was from an ankle injury.
Being available to play and showcase yourself to scouts, could be the difference of making it to the next level or not
What Our Community is Saying:
Built on Research & Expertise
Exercise selection and prescription backed by scientific evidence
- Sorted though hundreds of research papers: systematic reviews and randomized controlled studies
- Complied the most relevant information
Over 10-years of combined Physical Therapy clinical experience
- Doctors of Physical Therapy
- Graduated from the #1 Ranked Physical Therapy School in the Nation: University of Southern California
Successful stories from countless of athletes
Frequently Asked Questions
The Basketball Ankle Sprain P/Rehab Program is great for any basketball player from all ages that have had an ankle sprain. It is also great for any athlete that wants to improve their foot and ankle to optimize movement and performance. We make it easy for you to take care of your ankle at home or at a gym and decrease your risk of having another ankle sprain.
It is for any athlete of any age, who has sprained their ankle or wants to optimize their foot and ankle health! The program is more specific for jumping athletes, such as basketball and volleyball.
As Doctors of Physical Therapy, we have seen countless number of patients and athletes come in with ankle and foot injuries in the past several years, with lateral ankle sprains being the most common. Using the latest evidence based research and years of our clinical experience we have designed an effective Basketball Ankle Sprain P/Rehab Program that anyone can follow with little equipment.
- You should have learned how to optimize your foot and ankle mobility, motor control, strength, and stability.
- Improve overall function of your foot & ankle after initial healing following an ankle sprain.
- Use the objective measurements that we provided to determine how much you improved.
This program requires very little equipment. All you would need is:
- Foam Roller
- Tennis/Lacrosse Ball
Weights (Kettle Bell, Dumbbell, Household Items)
- Theraloop or resistance loop. If you don’t have access to one, you can purchase a set by CLICKING HERE
The Ankle Basketball P/Rehab Program includes exercise videos with verbal and written instructions of over 85 videos. Each exercise provides you with details regarding how to perform it, where you should be feeling it, and common compensations to avoid. We also tell you exactly how many reps, sets and rest period should be done per exercise.
The program will take you through a step-by-step progression on how we believe is the perfect progression of foot and ankle exercises to help you rehab your ankle. These exercises will focus on strengthening, mobility and stability to get you back jumping, running, and playing sports.
The Ankle Basketball P/Rehab Program is a total of 4 weeks. Each weeks consists of 5 training days, with 3 days being your big rehab days (45-60 minutes) and the other two days being shorter (30-40 minutes) that are focused on different goals.
Once you have purchased it, you can start right away! You will receive an email showing you how to sign in and get started right away. After signing into The Basketball Doctors App, the program can be used via our Basketball Docs app on your iPhone, Android, computer, iPad or whichever device that is compatible with our app.
We suggest starting the program after you allowed your ankle to heal for 5-10 days following a recent/acute ankle sprain, or anytime after that. Evidence supports offloading the ligament in the first several days to allow for tissue healing to occur and limit further tissue damage.