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Doctor insights on: Ankle Popping A Sign Of Ankle Damage

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I fell on my ankle pretty bad and i heard a loud popping noise i can't walk?

I fell on my ankle pretty bad and i heard a loud popping noise i can't walk?

Sprain vs Fracture: Most likely have torn the ATF or CF ligament. Need Xray and examination to ensure not rotationally unstable. See orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Snapping/popping in ankle still 6 months since injury. Not in ankle.. In lateral side of midfoot sort of between fifth meta and ankle. causes?

Snapping/popping in ankle still 6 months since injury. Not in ankle.. In lateral side of midfoot sort of between fifth meta and ankle. causes?

Snap, crackle & pop.: The area described is in the location of the peroneal muscle tendons. The best thing to do is return to the doctor who treated the original injury. ...Read more

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What does a popping feeling in your ankle mean?

What does a popping feeling in your ankle mean?

Popping in ankle: May be peroneal tendon subluxation, if you have had ankle injuries. http://www.houstonmethodist.org/orthopedics/where-does-it-hurt/ankle/peroneal-tendon-subluxation/ In general popping reflects tendon slipping out of place, if previous trauma may be due to scarring. Rarely can be cartilage of bone dysfunction f/u with orthopedics ...Read more

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What to do if the back side of my ankle keeps popping?

This may be : A tendon escaping from its soft tissue tunnel, you should have it evaluated by a foot and ankle doctor. ...Read more

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Why does ankle popping occur after a sprain healed?

Why does ankle popping occur after a sprain healed?

Depends: Ankle 'popping' can occur after sprains due to scar tissue, cartilage damage, or possibly from a dislocating tendon. No treatment is needed if the popping causes no pain. If pain is associated, i recommend you see an ankle specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is ankle popping and ankle soreness related in a teen?

Ankle Popping: Ankle popping is typically due to loose ligaments where the tendons move too much and pop as they move over the bones. It is normally not painful. When popping is associated with soreness, it is important to get it checked out by a podiatrist or orthopedist. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Ankle popping a year and a half after ligament tear. Should i be worried?

Ankle popping a year and a half after ligament tear. Should i be worried?

Popping: Popping sounds could be from several reasons but worry only if there is pain or instability. Popping isn't necessarily bad, but if its associated with you tripping more oftern, constantly spraining the same ankle, or annoying pain that won't go away, then definitely see a podiatrist to get reevaluated. ...Read more

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Pain and popping a year and a half after ligament tear in ankle. What could be wrong?

Needs a workup: Some popping of the ankle is normal unless it is a associated with other symptoms like pain or swelling. Some popping after an ankle sprain may be due to dislocating tendows particularly if it occurs on the the lateral (outside portion) of the ankle. See a specialist you, may need a x-ray , MRI or an ultrasound to diagnosis problem. ...Read more

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Ankle pain for 2 weeks. Sometimes, feeling popping followed by terrible pain but later it returns. No injures. ?

Ankle pain for 2 weeks. Sometimes, feeling popping followed by terrible pain but later it returns. No injures. ?

Cartilage damage: Sounds like you might have damaged the cartilage somehow, or developed some scar tissue in the joint called synovitis. Rest as much as possible and elevated when you can for a few weeks. If the pain doesn't subside, see your local podiatrist. ...Read more