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A 18-year-old female asked:

Is it normal 4 ankles & feet 2 become sore a week after running? stopped running a week ago. particularly on 1 ankle. hurts 2 walk & twist for 3 days

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Dr. Gary Beach
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Common: These are common problems frequently encountered when a runner begins with his/her running problem, and just indicates you have probably pushed yourself too much. You should back off a few more days, then restart but limit your distance for the first few weeks. If you have no further injuries you should gradually increase your activity.

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Last updated Sep 5, 2014

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