Top 20 Doctor insights on: Sprane ankle

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Will soaking in epson salt help spraned ankle?

Will soaking in epson salt help spraned ankle?

Not really: It might help by causing muscle relaxation and relieving the pain. This is not a function of the salt. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my ankle is spraned or bronken I turned my ankle last sunday and it still hurts and it will be a week this sunday of when it happed

How can I tell if my ankle is spraned or bronken I turned my ankle last sunday and it still hurts and it will be a week this sunday of when it happed

There: There are only two ways of finding out if your ankle is broken: an x-ray, or asking superman. Since the odds are overwhelming in favor of #1, my best advice is to go to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get the thing x-rayed and find out for certain.

It's important to treat an ankle fracture promptly and adequately, so don't delay.

Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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What causes my ankles to swell?

What causes my ankles to swell?

Many causes: It could be as simple as venous insufficiency due to age, especially in women to heart-failure, renal disease, liver disease and poor diet. It would be a good idea to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Painful ankles what could it be?

Painful ankles what could it be?

Depends: It depends on the timing, duration, characteristic, response to activity, time of day, and intensity. Could be arthritis, instability, tendon tear, ligament tear, impingement, extra bone, or nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fluid on the ankles?

Many causes: If it is peripheral edema the causes include an underlying medical reason- hypothyroidism, venous stasis/insufficiency, heart disease, excess sodium intake, diabetes, or caused by medication. If it is arising from the ankle joints think arthritis. In either case, see your doctor to get at the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my ankles keep clicking?

Why might it be that my ankles keep clicking?

Many reasons: Possible air in joint, tendon or ligament out of position, arthritis and many more. X-ray would give a clue. ...Read more

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Curious as to why are my ankles always swollen?

Curious as to why are my ankles always swollen?

Could be many things: It would be best to see a doctor for evaluation. It could be anything from poor circulation, to varicose veins, to kidney disease, heart disease, high blood pressure. ...Read more

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How would I get fatter/thicker calfs and ankles?

Calve workouts: Any workouts that pushes you to the tip toe position will strengthen the calf muscle. Jumping jacks, lunges, stair climbing, hurdle running, etc. ...Read more

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Are there solutions and suggestions for weak ankles?

Ankle brace: Several ways one see physical therapy to help with muscle strength and proprioceptive training, lace up ankle braces are effective and depending on activities and activity level bledsoe makes the ultimate ankle brace worn by professional athletes. Any podiatrist could help you make the best decision. ...Read more

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What is a ankle fusion?

What is a ankle fusion?

Ankle fusion: It's a surgical procedure where the joint surface is resected than locked together with screws, rods or plates. This allows for no motion across a painful joint. ...Read more

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What's ankle weight risk?

What's ankle weight risk?

Mutiple reasons: The use of ankle weights can have severe adverse effects on the lower extremity joints. The following can occur: joint strain, hyperextension of the ankle, and severe balance loss. Best to learn how to use the ankle weights appropriately before starting any physical training activity. ...Read more

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What is a cause of ankle pains?

Ankle pain: There is a long list of structures that are part of the ankle that could cause pain too many to list in this box I would see a specialist either a podiatrist and or a orthopedist and have x-rays and a xray also a MRI and or ct maybe needed depends on the history. ...Read more

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How might you twist your ankle?

Ankle sprain: Generally, a twisted ankle is another term for a "sprained ankle". This is either a rotation with the foot turned in or out and the leg turning with the foot or against it. The most common twist is when the foot turns in and "rolls" under the ankle where pain, swelling, and instability occurs on the outside of the ankle. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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What if I breck my ankle tomrow?

Buy crutches 2day: Seriously: ice elevate and take the weight off the ankle till you can see a doctor and get treated. Treatment depends on what kind of fracture pattern you have from bracing to casting to surgery. ...Read more

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Little white spots on my ankles?

Skin plaques.: Probably nothing to be concerned about. Also, probably nothing to do about it. You could see a dermatologist to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Why do my ankles hurt when I run?

Ankle pain: You might be running with poorly supported sneakers. You may also have hyper pronated feet. I recommend you see a podiatrist to evaluate your current running sneakers as well as your gait to see ifyou can benefit from orthotics. ...Read more

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Are ankle xrays expensive to get?

Ankle xrays: Should not cost you more than $150 for a complete ankle series. ...Read more

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