Ankle pain is common following a trip or fall, or due to degenerative joint changes resulting from repetitive high-impact activities such as running or prolonged standing, especially in inadequately supportive footwear.  This section provides advice regarding gentle exercises, management of sprains and strains, as well as links to useful resources about footwear.

You may also find our soft tissue injuries page useful in self-managing simple strains and sprains you can find this at the bottom of the specific conditions page.