How can you determine if you have a sprained ankle versus a broken ankle?

Anyone who is feeling pain in their ankle may be worried about either an ankle sprain or fracture. However, people may not know how to distinguish between these two issues.  Ankle sprains are by far the more common of the two ankle conditions, and one four-year...

What’s causing my ankle to hurt if there’s no swelling?

The answer is that you likely have a high ankle sprain, which tends to make your ankle hurt but not cause swelling.  High ankle sprains are also called syndesmotic ankle injuries. They affect the ligaments between your tibia and fibula, and these are found just above...

Why am I feeling outer ankle pain?

Answering this question can be tough for many of us to do on our own. Fortunately, physical therapists can help pinpoint the reason you’re feeling outer, or lateral, ankle pain.  If you’re feeling this type of pain, you aren’t alone; up to 15% of adults are...

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Why am I feeling outer ankle pain?

Why am I feeling outer ankle pain?

Answering this question can be tough for many of us to do on our own. Fortunately, physical therapists can help pinpoint the reason you’re feeling outer, or lateral, ankle pain.  If you’re feeling this type of pain, you aren’t alone; up to 15% of adults are...

Why do I feel ankle pain after running?

Why do I feel ankle pain after running?

The answer could be a problem with part of your ankle, but it could just as easily be connected to issues outside the ankle joint. A physical therapist can help you find out why exactly you’re feeling ankle pain after running.  While running is a safe and effective...

Three physical therapy treatments for top of ankle pain

Three physical therapy treatments for top of ankle pain

Pain at the top of your ankle can significantly affect your daily life. It can keep you from walking and doing other normal movements. Your pain can even keep you from playing your favorite recreational sport.  It’s not that uncommon for people to feel pain in their...

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