A 34-year-old female asked:
I was told me that my ankle is swelling because of the nerve damage in my leg, they controls blood vessels; should i increase circulation by walking?
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5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Podiatry 27 years experience
Exercise : Low impact exercises would be the best to do. Swimming is low impact on all your joints. Stationary biking is also good. If you enjoy walking, walk on the sand on the beach or at a high school track. Wear comfortable shoes and put orthotics in them. May i suggest getting new balance shoes and superfeet orthotics. Soak your feet in a bucket of warm water add 2 tablespoons of epsom salt 20 mins.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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