oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Physiotherapy update
|Article Title||Physiotherapy update|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Aug 1990|
|Keyword(s)||Active movements, Aims of the physiotherapist, Capsule, Dorsiflexion, Minimize size of haematoma, Passive movements, Patho-physiological mechanism, Peronei tendons, Re-educate muscle power, Re-educate proprioception, Reduce pain, Reduce swelling, Tibialis anterior and Transverse frictions|
Physiotherapists like to treat soft tissue injuries of the ankle as soon as possible. Fewer than 10% of ankle injuries should be treated in P.O .P . Ligaments need to move but be correctly supported, hence the use of strappings or a brace.
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