Q: “I’ve rolled my ankle. It’s swollen and it hurts. What should I do?”
A: Immediately stop any activity. Elevate and ice the ankle to manage the swelling. This can be done regularly until the swelling and temperature significantly reduce. Also avoid excessive heat around the ankle and alcohol in general as this can increase your swelling. Book into see your trusted Physiotherapist the following day. They can help to control the swelling and pain.