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 […]