Although mainly a knee exercise, lunges can be used to improve the balance and strength at the ankle joint.
- Stand with the injured foot in front of the other, toes facing forwards
- Bend the back knee down towards the floor, keeping the back upright
- Stop just before the knee touches the ground and push yourself back up again
- Start with a low number of reps, such as 3 sets of 10
3 sets of 10, twice daily