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Exercises That Reduce Ankle Swelling
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Can ankle braces help plantar fascitis? Pain in fascia and tender.? Any advice besids the normal rice, stretch and strengthen and massage
Night splints???: There are some night splints to help stretch out the plantar fascia while you sleep. Some of these look like ankle braces, but provide a completely different service to you. You should also use replacement supportive insoles like spenco total support or rx orthotics. See a podiatrist for details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to reduce swelling and muscle stiffness near knee joints and ankle joints after removing cast after knee surgery?
Any stretching exercises in addition to heel drops that will stretch the medial head of the gastrocnemius? Calf stretch only stretches mid-lower calf.
Calf exercises: Here are some pages with exercises: http://www.foot-pain-explored.com/calf-stretches.html and http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/guide/strengthening-calf-muscles and http://www.sportsinjuryclinic.net/sport-injuries/ankle-achilles-shin-pain/calf-strain/calf-strain-stretching-exercises ...Read more
Swelling in foot- rest/immobilization for other foot (also swollen- surgery). Is swelling in uninjured foot normal? Due to decreased activity?
Your question is: A little confusing secondarily to your shorthand. The decreased activity can indeed cause swelling. However, if you had surgery on the other foot and are now putting pressure on the other foot it is also possible to get an overuse injury or even a stress fracture so I would keep that in the differential diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle sprain 3+ months ago. Can scar tissues in the ankle cause tightness inside the ankle. How to loosen tightness? Pain in ankle during calf stretch
Scar is your friend: In this case scar is your friend as it by this mechanism that healing of sprains occurs it takes several months to fully recover/ try to avoid repeat injuries general stretching helps/ backward walking helps/ hot and cold packs help and the both work go back and forth between the two also consider wrapping the ankle with plastic wrap at bedtime this helps to limber up stiff tissue good luck in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can overweight cause pain in ankle n lower leg while weightbearing post 11 mnths of severe ankle sprain?Weightbearing activity of 10 minutes causes pain
ABC's: Pretend your big toe is your pencil point. Sit in chair without letting your foot touch. Now "write" your abc's- small or caps. While brushing your teeth balance on one foot for 1-1/2 min (spit), balance on other foot for 1-1/2 min. When this gets easy, close your eyes. Do these 2x a day. It helps range of motion and propioception ( balance). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Some people with very specific types of knee arthritis in which one area of the knee is "worn down" far more than the rest can get some relief by wearing a brace that shifts the body weight off the "worn" area. This only works if you have the type of arthritis specified, and custom-fitted braces work better. ...Read more
Physio suggests knee pain is biomechanical as little swelling and have altered gait from ankle injuries trying taping and strength exercises ?
You may have damage: You may have damage inside your knee. It can be cartilage, ligaments, bone or a combination. You can improve the status of your knee with strengthening of the knee muscles: quadriceps exercises. Depending on your evalaution the damage can be identified by examination and/or imaging and therapy directed to the cause. ...Read more
6 pack hand exercise: are good for the hand AND wrist. Strong grasp is part of good wrist function. Additional exercise involve the forearm muscles. The fingr flexors and extensors and the forearm extensor and flexors cross the wrist. Biceos and Tricep exercises are inportant to and doing those work the wrist. AS FAR AS PAIN, exercise may not be a solution to wrist pain and any pain should be EVALUATED BEFORE exercise ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Swelling in the foot can be commonly seen after injuries. This can be from unrelated medical causes or generally due to poor circulation, inflammation at the injury site or constriction from a brace or cast. However, sometimes you can get a clot in your leg after an injury that can cause swelling in the injured or uninjured extremity, go to er to rule out a clot. This can be serious and even fatal. ...Read more
Ankle swelling cause: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is common with the following situations: being overweight blood clot in the leg, calcium channel blockers, increased age, leg infection, varicose veins in the legs, congestive heart failure as well as kidney failure, among other causes. See a physician to find out what is causing the ankle swelling for a treatment. Plan and a cure. Good luck. ...Read more
Ekg, blood all normal. Had recent onset of mild feet and ankle swelling. Unable to exercise much due to mobility issues. What else could cause. 84 yrs?
Could ankle swelling that gets very painful during exercise be a sign of congestive heart failure?
I am experiencing ankle swelling and foot swelling. The following also describes me: Obesity. What should I do? I am on an ARB and my BP normal now. I only have slight shortness of breath during exercise or a lot of movement. Not at rest.
Edema: You are eating too much salt so that your body cannot get rid of it all. Describe to your Dr. Could also be early sing of heart failurr.Does it go away at night? ...Read more
How can I fix chronic foot and ankle swelling 1 year after metatarsal stress fracture? I wear a 20-30 mm hg knee sock daily and exercise 8 hrs/wk.
It depends: Swelling can be due fluid retention and can be due to medical reasons, medications, excess dietary sodium intake, and other reasons. Dealing with those issues can resolve the ankle swelling. If the swelling is from the ankle joint, it might represent an injury or arthritis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes: There are many different causes for ankle swelling including poor circulation, congestive heart failure, kidney failure, high blood pressure etc. There are also other non-serious causes such as inactivity, sitting in a position with your feet hanging down. The bottom line is to have him/her seek medical attention and have a complete physical to determine what is causing the swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling: The term swelling means increased fluid in the area. This can be fluid retention from high blood pressure, heart failure, kidney , thyroid, or other gland disorders, if the swelling is painful and only at the ankle, with ankle tenderness, it could be arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 2 wks ??: 2 wks after what ? Elevation helps an ankle support might help as well as knee hi support hose i also frequently have pts wrap the affected ankle with plastic wrap at bed time ( several layers ) this keeps in the body heat and increased the blood flow and may help with the healing process I have used this on pts for over 30 years with frequent good results good luck. ...Read more
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