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Tightness In Right Ankle
See below: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
My right IT band and ankle are super tight.Is this caused by my femoral neck fracture I had 5 mths ago.I stretch daily is there anything else I can Do?
Serious: Sounds like you have a compartment syndrome. This means swelling in your lower leg compressing the nerves thus contributing to the numbness. This could be so serious as to be thrombophlebitis. This is a very serious condition. Can lead to blood clots. See someone immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: There are a number of things that can cause tightness in the ankles. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone tightness in these areas should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at: www.Orthodoc.Aaos.Org/foot ankle. ...Read more
Get it checked: Very likely, you have degenerative arthritis in the joint, but it could just be a tight achilles' tendon. The best bet is to see a podiatrist or orthopedist for an examination and x-rays. After a proper diagnosis, treatment options can be discussed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have constant tightness in my ankles the only way i've found relief is to pop them by putting pressure on it thus is only temporary what can this be?
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more
Why is it when i wear socks it indents my skin, it raises my skin up, my socks arent tight, someone ran into my ankle with their scooter 2 months ago?
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