Are ankle pumps effective?
Ankle pump exercise (APE) is an effective method to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the lower extremities.
Will ankle pumps help swelling?
Ankle pumping exercise is able to launch back blood circulation from the distal. This can result in decreased distal swelling due to smooth blood circulation (Utami, 2014).
Do ankle pumps reduce knee swelling?
Continue doing ankle pumps. They help reduce swelling, improve circulation, and prevent blood clots.