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Ankle sprains are different grades depending on how severe they are. These ankle sprain treatments are for an early sprain where you want to get some movement, but you don’t want to overdo it.

To start off with some ankle sprain pain relief, you will stretch your calf muscles. The calves often become tight with a sprain because you are not working the muscles like you normally would. Then you will do ankle circles. Try to just move at the ankle and not your whole leg.

In the early stages, you can also use an ankle support if you have a sprained ankle. The folks at BraceAbility sent me their neoprene ankle wrap. Wraps or sleeves are a great way to get some stability in the ankle, and to help get the swelling and irritation out with some compression.

Then you will do ankle pumps, which is ankle dorsiflexion and plantarflexion. This also works the calve muscles like a pump to help decrease swelling. Next you will do ankle inversion and eversion or windshield wipers.

You can also stretch out the bottom of your foot or the plantar fascia area because it can become inflamed when you don’t have normal movement. Finally you can do some light resistive exercises as long as they don’t increase the pain.

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