How to improve gait?

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So almost 10 months since I had a terrible sprain but my gait isn't becoming normal like it was earlier. I'm not limping anymore like I used to but it seems like I can't use my injured leg much while walking. There's more pressure on the uninjured leg. I don't have much pain but just a bit of swelling. My physio therapist is clueless and just advises me to walk a lot.

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    Hi,

    In my opinion exercises is best way forward to increasing ankle movement.

    Lunges and more lunges, onto a step / stairs, putting pressure on staying in that position.

    Good luck

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      Yeah I saw some YouTube videos and started doing lunges kind of but I can't do it that easily yet. I'm standing on the injured leg twice a day and repeat it 3 times alternating with the uninjured leg. What is the exercise with step / stairs?

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    Are u based in the UK? I am si weeks post fractured fibula stable fracture so no surgery required. Wearing an air boot which is driving me mad. Feel like taking it off.

    Any tips would be welcome please. Thank you.

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    Hi, my accident was in September. Am able to walk about but habit makes me limp. I now try to think before i put my foot forward and take my time. Cant wear my normal shoes yet as foot swells up in the evening. Can't wait to get back to normal. Happy days to come hopefully. Good luck sorry cant help

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