5 Probable Causes of Ankle Pain

There are many factors to consider in understanding where a pain in your ankle comes from.

Triggered or worsened by an injury, here are some of the most common causes of ankle pain:

1. Broken ankle/broken foot – also known as a fracture, the breaking of one or more bones 2. Bruise – when a blood vessel near your skin’s surface ruptures 3. Sprains and strains – the stretching or tearing of ligaments 4. Achilles tendinitis – an overuse of the Achilles tendon, the band of tissue that connects the calf muscle to the back of the lower leg to your heel bone 5. Achilles tendon rupture – if you overstretch your Achilles tendon, you may hear a pop or snap and sense an immediate sharp pain

If you are experiencing any ankle pain, please see your specialist.

Make an appointment with Affiliated Foot & Ankle.

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