What can be done to prevent the injury?
An individual can lower the risk of sprains by taking the following measures.
Build muscles through a regular conditioning program.
Do daily stretching exercises.
Wear shoes or boots that fit well and are appropriate for the planned
Eat a healthy diet, following the food guide pyramid.
Follow sports safety guidelines for children,
Warm up before sports and planned exercise.
Maintain a healthy weight.
Establish an ergonomic workstation and use good body mechanics.
Wear seat belts in all moving vehicles.
Avoid alcohol or
drugs when driving, operating machinery, exercising, or playing sports.