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Ankle injuries

Syndesmosis: A lifetime of pain?

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I have been travelling through Athens and now Istanbul. My 11 year old is a Percy Jackson nut and has been filling me in with the who’s who of Greek mythology and I am learning Latin words every day. Quite an education! I looked up the word syndesmosis and the Latin translation is “(New Latin,... MORE

ankle contracture

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Can an ankle contracture be corrected if the injury happened during surgery on my hip a year and a half ago? Ankle reflex is absent and dorsiflexion is very weak. Having tremendous pain and difficulty walking. AFO brace is not hekping, but it is contributing to new hip and knee pain by throwing my gait... MORE

Rehab for Sever’s Disease

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I was wondering what a rehab program would look like. beginning with the acute stage, to early sub acute, through to late sub acute. and what the activation, flexiblity, proprioception and strengthening exercises would be. thanks MORE

Persistent posterior medial ankle pain

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Dear Sir, In the process of changing my running form from heel to midfoot/forefoot strike, I developed pain postero-medially to the right Achilles tendon. That was 6 weeks ago. MRI showed mild tendinitis and tendinosis. It still hurts, just about the same, 3-4/10. Icing makes it worse, and even more does plyometric exercise. Now, even... MORE

Ankle injuries

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Hi.I would like to ask for some exercises for my left ankle injury.I hurt it 5 years ago,and sometimes after doing exercises or walking,it swells under the ankle.Pain is constant.Also there is a constant pain in whole left side of the body.Thank you. MORE

Ankle pain in cyclist

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I have a ankle pain when I am riding a bike. I can walk without problems but when I am doing cycling I feel a pain around the external malleolus. After this pain I had a Achilles tendinitis, I was in rehabilitation and this injury disappeared 1 weeks ago. What is it happening? MORE

top of foot/ankle injury, no idea how to fix

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Hi there, I do parkour and while doing a leap to catch a wall I landed hard on the wall on my left foot. This compressed my foot towards my shin and was quite painful. Similar feeling to a sprain but not the usual location for it. Have tried resting it for weeks but last... MORE

Why is my ankle hurting?

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I play basketball (hard) like every other day. Today, at work, I noticed my ankle hurting as I walked, or even put pressure on it. I feel a sharp pain between my ankle and my foot, more inner than outter. I have sprained(tweaked) this ankle a few times, but not recently in the past year... MORE



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