New Zealand
A 35-year-old male asked:

Left ankle front hurts when i hit 3-mile mark when running (i'm 35 and run at 10-miles/hr). it's stings when my left foot lands. what could be wrong?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Foot and ankle pain: Onset of specific ant ankle pain while running is characteristic of doing an too much too quickly. Decrease your mileage by 50 % . K Ie stop at 1 and a half miles. Slowly increase distance by 10 % per week. By gradually increasing you allow your body to accommodate to the forces it is facing. I assume that u are running on an even path ,for if it is inclined , the fact that only your left ankle
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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