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Cardio with Ankle Sprain?

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I have been on a mission to loose weight and get in shape. Unfortunately, this morning I sprained my ankle while playing Basket ball. I was wondering if there is any exercises I can do while my ankle is healing? The bike? Weight lifting machines? Anything??? Thank you

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  1. It does’nt make any sense to do exercises that involve force through the foot. Focus on upper exercise machines. I would stay off the bike, stair stepper, aerobics classes for now. There are lot’s of things you can do with uppers, back and abs until you heal. If you want a more aerobic benefit from weight machines…go light with the weights with lots of reps and get your heart rate going. Good luck, M Scott PT

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