celeste injured her ankle in a soccer game and cannot run for a extended period of time. The doctor reccommends swimming to minimize which principle

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swelling maybe. because the cold water acts as a ice pack. but also it may minimize gravity and pressure on the foot.


Swimming is mostly a good idea, because it would allow her to stay active which is a must. Additionally exercise constantly puts strain on the ankle because it is an constantly weight bearing joint. By swimming in the water the is not acting against the ankle.

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