Andreas sprained his ankle again during a soccermatch over the weekend. This time on the left side.
Possible involvement of weak hip abductors? It is hypothesized that weak hip abductors (Gluteus medius) contribute to a misalignment of the leg axis that renders the ankle prone to injury.
Friel et al investigated this theory and found a correlation between recurrent ankle sprains and ipsilateral hip-abductor weakness.
For everyone who doesn’t know about Acute ankle sprain rehabilitation: http://www.ipts.org.il/_Uploads/dbsAttachedFiles/acute_ankle_sprain_flowchart.pdf
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