ankle flexibility

I broke both ankles and a leg last April after a fall rock climbing. The right ankle is particularly badly broken and, although I can walk OK on level ground now, it is particulalry difficult walking up stairs or in hilly terrain.
Last week I had a minor operation to remove a pin and to replace another with a shorter one. The surgeon took the opportunity to manipulate my foot whilst I was under anaesthetic. He tells me I have a maximum 20 degree flex - that is I can only project my knee forward by 20 degrees.
Can any one tell me the normal amount of flexibility and perhaps how I can increase the flexibility in my ankle?

Posted By Terry on November 13, 2003 at 15:33:26:

The Shin Splint Compression Wrap applies gentle pressure on soft tissue next to the tibia (shin bone), helping prevent additional tearing of the soft tissue away from the tibia. Compression not only reduces additional damage, it alleviates pain and enhances the healing process.

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