Originally Posted by Llamafighter
alternate heat and cold (is what I always did)
5 minutes in ice bath
5 in warm water
The expanding and restricting of the blood vessels should aid in the repair.
if she's tiny then any swelling is going to appear larger than it would on someone of larger build.
My two cents
if it persists I can ask my Muay Thai teacher who is a sports medicine rehab specialist.
I never thought of that but it makes complete sense.
that actually makes me feel a bit better! Thanks!
I really appreciate the advice and I'll take ANY that you can give! If you wouldn't mind speaking to your teacher about it, I would be grateful for the help!
She is starting point classes next year, but she will never make it if we don't make her ankle stronger.........
Her ballet teacher is not sure if she will be able to do it.