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
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Beachanswered
42 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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