about a week and a half ago, i decided to try some barefoot-style running. long story short, i did too much too soon and the tendons/muscles in my left ankle were injured. i've been resting/icing/elevating/compressing.
my girlfriend wants to run a 5k for breast cancer about 1 month from now. i want to support her and train / run it with her. on the other hand, i don't want to exacerbate an existing injury.
simple question is - would it be better to train on my bike (light, no tough climbs), or wait longer?
I'm not a doctor but my personal theory is for a speedy recovery you need to find the right balance between rest and movement. What that balance is, is very hard to say but I think if you listen to your body and do not overdo the movement, it should be cool.