Just 1 month after an ankle sprain, NY Giants player Saquon Barkley (#26) returns to the playing field. Micheal Berg from Muscle & Fitness questions Dr. Rolland Nemirovsky on the details of Barkley’s ankle injury and remarkable recovery time.
A high ankle sprain, Dr. Rolland says, is caused by a twist or tear in the muscle tissue above the foot and ankle. It takes about 2 – 3 months to heal with various treatments from cold laser therapy to kinesiology taping. Dr. Rolland reveals that Berkley’s rapid recovery likely was due to an “elite athletic advantage.” High-quality medical care and proper nutrition may accelerate an athlete’s healing process.
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