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Ankle Pain When Sitting
12 yr old complains of knee and ankle pain when sitting. Not all the time. Could it be growing pains?
Doubtful.: Growing pains usually stop by age 7. Knee pain in this age group is usually Osgood-Schlatter's syndrome. Ankle pain in this age group is usually Sever's apophysitis. Both conditions are stress fractures to growth cartilage. Both happen in highly active kids. Both heal with rest and stretching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medial ankle pain no swelling doesn't hurt to walk or stand but starts to hurt while sitting and pain gets worse the longer I sit or lay down?
I have medial ankle pain that started while sitting and gets worse no swelling minor pain when pressure is applied just below bone full range motion?
See an orthopaedist: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the ankles. These are very nonspecific symptoms. I recommend that someone pain pain that is not easily relieved by rest and otc medications be seen by an orthopedic surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. One in your area can be found at www. Aaos. Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose before: Treatment. Dr. Dharia's recommendations are right-on if your ankle hurts due to an injury (which you didn't say). There are other causes for an ankle to hurt that are not related to an injury. It's important to have a diagnosis before any treatment. Go see a podiatrist or orthopedist and find out what's causing your ankle pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: Depends on what is causing the pain. If it's from arthritis, steroid injections, anti inflammatories and bracing may bring relief. If it's an infection, antibiotics are needed. If it's broken, surgery may be required. I would recommend evaluation by either a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ankle pain: Ankle pain is a complex animal....And, before you can heal the pain, you have to know the cause... For example, chronic or acute synovitis, impingement lesion, joint effusion, chronic strained ligaments...Just to name a few. 1st, find out what is wrong, and then ask your choices. See a specialist, get examined. X-ray, mri. Whatever is needed, and then you will know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle Pain: The only way to get relief....Is to first, find out the cause....Only then, can you get a solid answer.... Causes of ankle pain are to numerous to list here. See a specialist, get an exam, possibly and x-ray and mri...Maybe even blood work.... Find the cause and you will find the answer.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-inflammatory medication may help with the pain and swelling. Once improved, mobilization and physical therapy can help restore strength and function. Healing times may vary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several things: Ankle pain can be due to injury, strain/sprain or inflammation of tendons, ligaments or joints. Simple treatment is wearing a good, stiff soled shoe with good arch support, avoid barefoot and limit activity. If from an injury or if persistent, see your doctor. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more