Category Archives: Ankle Pain and Treatment

Ankle Sprain or Fracture? How to Tell the Difference

Ankle injuries can be tricky. It may be hard to tell whether you’ve sprained your ankle or if it’s fractured. That’s because sprained and broken ankles result from similar injuries such as stepping and landing on the outside of your foot. This causes ligaments on the outside of the ankle stretch and can sometimes cause… Read More


Dealing with Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis is common, but misunderstood. People think of it as a single disease, but it really is a way of referring to joint pain or joint inflammation. There are over 100 different types of arthritis and it is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Over 50 million American adults have some type of… Read More


Preventing an Achilles Tendon Rupture

Your Achilles tendon is a large, strong, fibrous cord that connects muscles in the lower part of your calf to your heel bone, affecting the lower back of your leg. This rupture most often occurs when the tendon becomes inflexible or overworked, and it is prevalent in people who play recreational sports. Signs of Rupture… Read More


The Best Ways to Prevent an Ankle Sprain

The most common sports-related injury is an ankle sprain. But there are things you can do to prevent this type of injury, or at least lessen the chances of incurring a sprained ankle in the future: Strengthen Your Ankle Joint If the muscles surrounding your ankle are weak, you’re more prone to spraining your ankle…. Read More


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