A 31-year-old member asked:
What can i do if my ankles hurt when & after i run. it's my tendons. what can i do to loosen them?
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Podiatry 24 years experience
Pain: Some suggestions that can help is to do a adequate stretch before running, making sure your shoe gear is sized correctly and had an adequate orthotic or shoe insert for running. Taking an anti inflammatory such as a Ibuprofen and utilizing a topical compounding pain cream can help significantly in pain reduction. If pain persists, please see your local podiatrist or foot and ankle ortho.
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