Overview of Feet and Ankle Problems

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Overview of Feet and Ankle Problems Our feet are essential in our daily lives, whether it be for walking, running, driving, or a number of other activities. Since we use our feet so regularly, injuries or problems with the feet may arise due to many factors including congenital defects and heredity, degenerative diseases, fungal, viral […]

Osteochondritis

Osteochondritis is stiffness, swelling, and pain in the ankle joint due to lesions or fractures that form on the joint surface as a result of previous twisted-ankle injuries. Osteochondritis can affect persons of any age. Symptoms of osteochondritis resemble those of an ankle sprain, such as swelling, pain, and a difficult time putting weight on […]

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain: Chronic lateral ankle pain often results from a prior ankle sprain or injury and involves pain along the outer ankle area. What Causes Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain? Repetitive ankle sprains and post-sprain formation of scar tissue Fractures in the ankle joint bones Arthritis of the ankle joint, or inflammation of the […]

Ankle Sprain

What Is An Ankle Sprain? Ankle sprains can occur in many ways, but the main one being a roll, or twist of the ankle that causes an excess force on the ankle bone. The ligaments surrounding the outside of the bones may become over-stretched or tear. When figuring out how to treat your ankle sprain, […]