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  1. Peter H. is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I rolled my ankle bad playing basketball when I was 18. It was high tops and boots for about the next 6 years. Even now, I keep a wrap handy, because some days I can just "feel" that my ankle isn't going to make it today.
    "Quiet fool before I am kicking the butt!"
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  2. Deadpan Scientist is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Back when I used to run cross country, my coach always had us run on sand for a few miles a week. The sand really strengthens your ankles.
  3. SAFTA4Life is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/30/2004 3:48pm


     

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    Wearing high heels will also strengthen the ankles
  4. j416to is offline

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    Posted On:
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     Style: Muay Thai, Kenjutsu

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Wearing high heels will destroy your Achilles tendons
  5. SAFTA4Life is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/30/2004 11:36pm


     

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    Originally posted by j416to
    Wearing high heels will destroy your Achilles tendons

    Dude, I was only kidding. Dont tell me you wore high heel to try and strengthen your ankles...
  6. Ka-Bar is offline
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    is a Godd*mn Federale!

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    Posted On:
    8/30/2004 11:53pm

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     Style: Clinchology: Judo & MT

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Originally posted by brandeissansoo
    Back when I used to run cross country, my coach always had us run on sand for a few miles a week. The sand really strengthens your ankles.
    Just in regular running shoes?

    Rudy Reyes > Bear Grylls
  7. j416to is offline

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    Posted On:
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     Style: Muay Thai, Kenjutsu

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    Nah...But a couple of years ago my wife decided she wanted to start wearing some really high heels, like some of her friends at work. The heels were so high that they ended up shortening her achilles tendons. Her tendons shrunk so much that she actually rupturing them, skipping rope in a Muay Thai class that I dragged her out to.
  8. sage is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/31/2004 5:14pm


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    sorry to say, but calf raises and toe lifts will help minimally. you probably rolled you ankle into inversion (rolling over knife-edge) as opoposed to rolling straight over the toes (plantar-flexion), right? if that's the case, it would be almost pointless to strenthen the muscles in the plane of calf raises. you need to work on proprioception (joint position sense) and stability in the unstable directions (obviously). buy a balance board or wobble board, or get a script from your doc for PT (dept. should cover it, right?).
  9. PizDoff is offline

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    Posted On:
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     Style: Grappling

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Get the wobble board, and after you can stand on it, bounce a ball up and down. :D
    Then later on, do it off the wall and back at you.

    Bouncy ball type, basketball might be too hard at first.
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  10. Ka-Bar is offline
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    is a Godd*mn Federale!

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    Posted On:
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     Style: Clinchology: Judo & MT

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    Excellent, free wobble boards for all! Or at least, just for me.

    Rudy Reyes > Bear Grylls
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