Most people will have discomfort in or near their ankles or feet at some point. It is one of the most complex and demanding systems in your body. Soft tissue injuries like sprains or strains cause most short-term foot or ankle discomfort episodes. The condition is treated, and a speedy recovery is ensured by Frank Marinkovich, MD, and his specialized team at Eastside Family Health Center in Kirkland, Washington.
The foot is one of the most complex structures of the body. Joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments connect the 26 bones that make up this structure.
The foot is delicate and susceptible to several forces. Foot problems may result in pain, inflammation, and injury. These problems may hamper your mobility. Ankle pain is a general term for any pain or discomfort affecting any ankle portion.
Ankle pain can have a variety of causes. Accidents, rheumatic disorders, and normal wear and tear are the most common causes.
Depending on the source, you could experience pain or stiffness anywhere close to the ankle. In addition, your ankle may swell and hurt so much that you cannot carry any weight.
There are several reasons why feet or ankle pain lasts for a long time, including:
Ankle soreness can also result from various diseases, conditions, and circumstances. They include the following:
You can stop ankle discomfort brought on by injuries by –
Pain in the feet and ankles may indicate several illnesses or injuries. Swelling, stiffness, and pain can make walking difficult or impossible. Home remedies like elevating your foot and getting plenty of rest help the most foot and ankle conditions.
If the pain is severe, you have significant swelling, or it doesn't go away after a few days, see a doctor. With several noninvasive techniques, you can stand up again.