Foot & Ankle Pain Injuries

Causes and Prevention: Why Your Foot and Ankle Are Killing You?

The condition of your feet can give you a lot of clues about multiple medical issues, like diabetes, arthritis, or sprain. Foot and ankle pain is a widespread problem among people of all ages and gender, and it refers to any kind of discomfort in your foot and ankles. 92.1% of people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis suffer from foot pain, and it substantially impacts their life and work. - NCBI Here we have made a list of causes that might be killing your foot and ankle. Pain No pain should be ever ignored, whether it is acute or chronic. When [...]

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Severe Ankle Sprain

How Do I Know If I Have a Severe Ankle Sprain Treating a severe ankle sprain is not as simple as keeping the ankle taped up and not moving it. When doctors diagnose a severe ankle sprain they may even recommend that surgery be considered to repair the ligament tear. A severe ankle sprain usually falls under the heading of a grade three sprain. This denotes the virtually complete tearing of the ligament. The pain is intense and the swelling and bruising that now characterize the appearance of the affected limb give a good first indication that this severe [...]

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Does My Ankle Sprain Need Professional Medical Attention?

Treating an Ankle Sprain, Should I See a Professional? Do you know how to treat ankle sprains? Would you know when to visit a medical professional and when to try and work the kinks out yourself when treating an ankle sprain? The odds are good that you might be unaware of what kinds of ankle sprains require immediate medical attention from the ones that you can – figuratively speaking – walk off. Ankle sprains are painful, annoying, and in some cases may hamper the activities you are used to engaging in. Treating Ankle sprains with rehab is the treatment [...]

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Why Painkillers May Not Be the Answer For Your Ankle Sprain Recovery

Ankle Sprain Recovery Timeline The time for an ankle sprain recovery greatly varies from case -to -case. What happens in the initial three hours after the injury occurs, greatly impacts the course of treatment. Adherence to the orders of a trained medical professional in the aftermath determines the ankle sprain recovery time. This recovery period is also determined in great part by the overall health and age of the patient. However, if the person fails to completely follow all the rules and regulations set forth by a medical professional, there is a good ch-ance that a complete recovery may [...]

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How to Get Back on Your Feet With Ankle Physical Therapy

Introduction To Ankle Physical Therapy The ankle bears the weight of our body making it highly prone to injuries. One of the most common injuries to the human body is ankle injury, which can typically be sprains or strains, inflammation of the Achilles tendon or Achilles tendonitis and fractures. There are many possible reasons for any of these problems from wearing improper or inappropriate footwear to overuse of the muscles in your ankle and trauma caused by accidents. Ankle injury can happen to you whether you are an athlete, a sales person required to stand for long hours in [...]

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Common Sports Injuries Part 1: Ankle Sprains

The Most Common Sports Injury Of All... If your an athlete and have rolled your ankle before you know the feelings of an ankle sprain. An ankle sprain is one of the most common sport injuries in all of athletics. In this post we'll describe what an ankle sprain actually is, the symptoms, why they occurs, and what you can do for one of the most common sports injuries. What Is An Ankle Sprain? There are multiple ways of spraining your ankle. The most common way is rolling your ankle outward. This is called an inversion ankle sprain. An [...]

How to Prevent Running Injuries (Part 2): Enhancing Ankle Mobility

Why Ankle Mobility Is Important To Prevent Running Injuries... Running injuries are common place with recreational and elite runners. Most running injuries can be prevented with a sound training program mixed with strength training, proper shoe wear, and adequate mobility and strength. In this post, we're going to disclose one of the main reasons why runners get injuries..... In this regard, it is lack of adequate ankle mobility.  We''ll disclose why runners need ankle mobility, how to test it on themselves, and finally how they can improve upon it. Lastly, will talk about the importance of proper shoe wear. [...]

Plantar Fascitis- Pain At The Bottom Of Your Foot

Plantar Fasciitis- Annoying & Achy Foot Pain Plantar Fasciitis- The annoying pain at the bottom of the foot… Plantar fasciitis is a common injury affecting athletes, those that love to stay active, and professionals that are on their feet all the time. It is often very painful and usually progresses slowly to the point that walking is very painful. Plantar fascitis causes pain across the sole of the foot, typically by the heel. In this article, you will learn what plantar fasciitis is, why it occurs, and what you can do about it. What is Plantar Fasciitis The plantar [...]

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