Because your ankle bears the weight of your entire body, it is often prone to pain and injury. Ankle pain can be felt on the inner portion of the ankle, on the outer portion, along the Achilles tendon, and even near the upper portion of the foot. Ankle pain causes are typically easy to treat, but sometimes take some time to resolve. This is why it is important to understand the ankle pain symptoms and causes, so that you can begin treatment immediately. Learn how to prevent ankle pain with advice from Medi-Dyne. We also have ankle pain exercises that can help ease your pain.
Anyone can experience ankle pain, whether they are very active or not. Some of the most common of those causes include:
Ankle pain symptoms can range from occasional aches and pains which are often treatable at home, including:
To more severe pain:
Be sure to see your doctor if you have any question about your ankle pain or if symptoms get worse.
When you’re in pain what you really want is relief. Often immediate relief is only part of the solution. That’s why stretching and strengthening provide the long-term solution that will keep you pain free and at peak performance.
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