The ankle joint consists of many bones, muscles, connective tissues and cartilage. Injury or disease can target any of these working pieces, causing pain. With Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates, we can help you diagnose and treat your ankle pain.
Ankle pain can have several causes, ranging from acute to chronic. These include the following:
When first experiencing ankle pain from a mild injury, it is usually safe to try home remedies for a while. This can include the RICE method — rest, ice, compression and elevation — and taking over-the-counter pain medications to ease pain and aid healing.
If the pain’s intensity persists after following these home remedies for a week or so, consider seeking medical attention. You must reach out if you:
At Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates, several treatments for ankle pain are available to fit your specific need. Explore the following categories:
Ankle pain can interfere with your quality of life. Let the experts help. With our highly trained, board-certified podiatrists, Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates will do what we can to help get you back on your feet. Contact us today at a clinic near you to get started.