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What to do if my ankles hurt?

What to do if my ankles hurt?

Ankle pain solutions: Ankle pain can occur for a variety of reasons. Most commonly it is caused by ankle sprains, achilles tendon injuries, peroneal tendon injuries, posterior tibial tendon dysfunction or arthritis. Most of these conditions can be treated conservatively with proper shoes, orthotics or arch supports, physical therapy, braces and injections. You should see a foot and ankle specialist to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How come my ankles constantly pop and hurt?

How come my ankles constantly pop and hurt?

Pain?: Popping or snapping around the ankle is usually caused by a tendon sliding over a bony prominence . These normally are of no concern unless they are painful. Since u are having pain, i would suggest a referral to a foot/ ankle specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if my ankle hurts?

What to do if my ankle hurts?

Need more info: Your question is too broad. Need more info. Pain in the ankles can be caused by multiple things including swelling and can be influenced by many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the the pain, does it swell, did you injure it, etc. Get checked. ...Read more

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My ankle hurts the back to do?

ANKLE OR HEEL BONE: Is it the back of the ankle, or back of the heel bone? If the ankle-type of pain, how long, sudden or gradual onset, getting better/worse, what makes it feel worse or better, tried any OTC analgesics? Any trauma? I would need answers to these questions to help you with a diagnosis. Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Why do my ankles hurt when I'm tired?

Why do my ankles hurt when I'm tired?

Joint pain: Joint pain in the knees and ankles can occur after periods of activity due to deconditioning (not used to physical activity), excessive weight, (high BMI) ligamentous laxicity (due to under-use or hypermobility) or chronic joint disease. Flat feet can cause ankle and knee pain after walking due to the loss of cushioning effect of a normal foot arch, and arch support inserts are available for this ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a hurt ankle?

R.I.C.E.: Depends on how badly you hurt it. If swollen and black and blue seek medical attention. Rest, ice, compression and elevation is standard for initial treatment. ...Read more

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Inside of my ankle hurts, what's wrong?

Inside of my ankle hurts, what's wrong?

Possibilities could : Include: 1) posterior tibial tendonopathy 2) tarsal tunnel syndrome 3) sprained ligaments being the most common.. ...Read more

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I hurt my ankle. Should i get it checked?

It could: Pain, swelling, bruising and difficulty bearing weight on the affected ankle is a sign you should see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more