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A 24-year-old male asked:

I have a really tight ligament in my foot, and my doctor said it was rare and almost everytime i walk my ankle cracks. what would be good for the pain?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
See a Podiatrist: See a podiatrist- foot specialist. Most likely you have a condition called plantar fasciitis which can be helped with special shoes.
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Dr. Michelle Achor
Podiatry 18 years experience
Foot specialist: Calf stretching, ankle joint range of motion exercises like tracing the alphabet a to z with your toes, and anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen. I recommend a thorough exam by a foot and ankle specialist.
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Dr. Jagat Mehta
52 years experience
Ansaid (flurbiprofen): Inflammater agent like naprosyn or Motrin or aleve (naproxen).
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Last updated Nov 25, 2014

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