Ankle Problems

Ankle Problems

Ankle sprains are one of the most common joint injuries which many people experience. Usually sprains are mild caused by tripping over rock or sidewalk curb, but on occasion a more serious missed step or other circumstance can acutely injure the ligaments or tendons surrounding the ankle joint. Proper healing of this injury relies on an accurate early diagnosis along with proper treatment focused on returning the ankle to pre-injury functional level. Consider a call to our office before sitting in an emergency room for personalize attention without the wait. On site digital x-rays provides our doctors with the ability to provide you the best treatment option for your condition.

When you experience ankle accidents, infections, disease or disorders,a significant amount of pain, bruising, swelling or other ankle discomfort, profession attention and treatment is needed. If you are experiencing any of the following issues call our office for a consultation with our highly trained podiatric doctors and a treatment alternative that is right for you.

Ankle Pain and swelling where one cannot recall injuring the ankle demands careful attention, as the symptoms could be indicative of a potentially serious condition. Pain and swelling requires our immediate attention and you should call our office immediately for personalized professional care.

Arthritis And Gout - Not all ankle problems involving pain are due to an injury. Arthritis is a frequent cause of pain. Less common are symptoms of gout, a condition caused by an excess of uric acid in the blood.

Chondral Fracture - Sometimes pain is the result of cartilage that has been damaged. This injury may not always be correctly diagnosed and it will not show up on an X-ray.

Numbness In The Ankle can be have several different causes from simple nerve compression to more serious issues. I this issue is persistent you should call our office.

Popping And Snapping are usually painless, and generally the result of stretching the tissues surrounding the joints. Occasionally an ankle pop means that a tendon has moved from its normal position and is dislocated. If the situation persists you should call our office.

The information on this site is provided for your assistance only; this site does not provide podiatric advice. You should never diagnose or treat yourself for a podiatric condition based on the information provided herein, and the information is not provided for that purpose. Likewise, you should never determine that treatment is unnecessary based on this information. The information contained herein is not a substitute for podiatric care provided by a licensed podiatric professional. The information provided herein is not podiatric, medical or professional advice. This site does not create a doctor-patient relationship. If you are feeling ill, please call your primary care physician, or other healthcare provider. In the case of an emergency, please go to the nearest hospital.

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