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Our Approach to Treating

Foot & Ankle Sprains

Foot and ankle sprains are common injuries to ligaments, which are bands of tissue that connect bones. These injuries can affect your ability to walk, participate in sports, and enjoy your favorite activities.

Dr. Elizabeth Barchi with Patient

Our experts work with physical therapists to diagnose and treat foot and ankle sprains.

Orthopedists at NYU Langone Orthopedic Center are experts in diagnosing and treating foot and ankle sprains. They work with specialists at Rusk Rehabilitation to provide therapies designed to improve strength, mobility, and balance after these injuries. Together, they help make sure you recover fully and return to daily activities as quickly as possible.

Treatment for Foot and Ankle Sprains

Treatment may include activity restriction, rest, the use of ice and elevation, braces or walking boots, and physical therapy. Sometimes, treatment may include surgery.

Our Research and Education in Foot and Ankle Sprains

Learn more about our research and professional education opportunities.