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What To Do When You Hurt Your Ankle
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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