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  • Physical Therapy for a Broken Ankle

    A broken ankle can severely limit your ability to perform basic functional tasks like running and walking. This painful injury can cause loss of lower extremity strength, range of motion, and pain. These impairments can make performing your normal everyday activities difficult or impossible.You may benefit from physical therapy (PT) after a broken ankle to help you fully recover functional mobility and to return to your previous level of activity.

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  • Ankle Arthritis Overview

    The ankle joint is affected by arthritis much less often than other joints. When patients have ankle arthritis, they have worn out the tibiotalar joint, which is the joint between the shin bone (tibia) and ankle bone (talus).

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  • What to Know About How to Wrap a Sprained Ankle

    Wrapping a sprained ankle helps reduce swellingTrusted Source and allows the ankle ligaments to heal in a natural position. If a person has a swollen ankle, the ligaments can heal while stretched out, which reduces their functionality.

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  • What Is a Lisfranc Injury?

    One or more of the ligaments or bones in this region can be sprained or fractured, resulting in a Lisfranc injury. This type of midfoot issue, while relatively uncommon, can cause high amounts of pain and varying degrees of disability based on the severity.

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  • What to know about subtalar joint pain

    The subtalar joint is a complex joint in the foot. It is vital for walking, and helps people balance on uneven or rough ground. Damage to the subtalar joint may impact a person’s mobility or affect their gait when walking. It may also cause pain.

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  • Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle

    Tendonitis is one of the most common causes of foot or ankle pain. The muscles of your leg, foot, and ankle are attached to the bone by tendons, which are strong, cord-like tissues. Tendonitis is swelling that happens around a tendon.

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  • Ankle Exercises and Physical Therapy for Ankle Injuries

    The ankle joint is one of the major weight-bearing joints in the body. As a result of this function and partly due to its structure, the ankle is often injured, such as when jumping and landing incorrectly.

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  • Fat injections could treat foot pain in plantar fasciitis

    A small study has found that injections of fat into the sole of the foot decrease pain and improve function.

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  • The Anatomy of the Foot and Common Foot Problems

    Here's a brief overview of the structures of the foot and how they work together, plus a look at some common podiatric problems that sometimes result from normal wear and tear, overuse, or injury to the foot.

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  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    A diabetic ulcer is an open sore in which partial or full thickness of the skin is lost in a person who has diabetes. These often occur on the feet in people with diabetes mellitus. They usually are painless because the person has decreased sensation in the feet.1

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