Ankle Sprain Exercise – X Excursion Exercise

Ankle Sprain Exercise – X Excursion Exercise


This exercise needs very little tools but is essential to decrease your re-injury rate by 20-30% First, tape a large X on the floor as shown here Stand with one foot in the centre of the X – This is the ankle that you are exercising Next, reach out with your other foot to touch as far along each piece of tape as you can – Without falling over And remember, you are just touching the ground, not putting all your weight through or steadying yourself Touch with the heel on for the front two and the toes for the back two If you get shaky, get straight back on again and persevere. You will get batter at it – this is why you are doing it, it is meant to be tricky. Perform 10 times on each leg, each day. This should be done for at the three months following ankle injury for best results, PhysioPrescription.com – Rehab exercises, self-treatment tools and the best advice at your fingertips.