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Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Ankle Pain (Overview)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or an apparent language barrier!


Dr. Steven Sheskier
447 doctors shared insights

Ankle Pain (Overview)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or an apparent language barrier!


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Joint pain (Tip)

Joint pain

Losing weight helps with hip, knee and ankle joint pain issues. ...See more

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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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What is the best way to treat ankle pain caused by running?

What is the best way to treat ankle pain caused by running?

Ankle pain: There may be some cartilage damage which can be determined by mri. It may be as simple as a biomechanical problem which can be corrected with a running orthotic. ...Read more

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Pain killers are giving little or no relief from heel and ankle pain. Are there any treatments for this by acupuncture?

Heel pain: You don't mention orthotics or cortisone injections . Both are effective , but without seeing your x rays to determine what is causing the pain I am speculating. See your podiatrist for a real diagnosis and treatment . Good luck. ...Read more

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Joint pain (Tip)

Joint pain

Joints most benefited by creams and gels are knees, hands and wrists, ankles and feet. Why? No fat! ...See more

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Treating a Sprained Ankle (Checklist)

Rest immediately after the injury
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Use ice to decrease swelling and pain
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Use compression such as a soft brace or bandage
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Keep injury elevated
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Any ways to get rid of ankle pain fast before a race?

Any ways to get rid of ankle pain fast before a race?

NSAIDS: Ice, rest and nsaids like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) is the best you can do before a race. If you don't know why your ankle hurts you may want to see a doc to get it evaluated to prevent worsening of a condition. ...Read more

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How can I prevent ankle pain from new skateboarding shoes?

How can I prevent ankle pain from new skateboarding shoes?

Break them in: Slowly, and do stretches to your calves, hamstrings and quadriceps before and after you skateboard. If you have weak ankles, you may benefit from tapping up your ankles. ...Read more

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