What is arthritis of the ankle? Ankle arthritis results when the cartilage at the ends of the ankle joint, which connects the foot to the leg, becomes damaged or worn. There are three bones involved in this joint: the tibia, the fibula and the talus. The arthritis can involve any or all of these bones […]
An ankle sprain often results from your foot suddenly twisting, turning or rolling, forcing the ankle out of position. It may be the result of a fall, a bad landing when jumping or playing spots, walking on an uneven surface, falling in a hole, and unstable or high heeled shoes. Any sudden movement can cause one or more ligaments that support the ankle to stretch or tear.
Treat any serious ankle injury as a potential broken ankle The right diagnosis will help you heal better, and faster. The ankle consists of three bones: Tibia – shinbone Fibula – smaller bone of the lower leg Talus – a small bone that sits between the heel bone (calcaneus) and the tibia and fibula When […]
An unstable ankle makes walking, or just standing, painful We have several proven ways to make it better – with or without surgery Chronic ankle instability is often the result of a failure of the ligaments in the ankle. Ligaments help keep your bones in proper position to stabilize the joint. Repeated ankle sprains can […]
Often occurring after an ankle sprain, an osteochondral lesion is a treatable injury of the cartilage A patient with an osteochondral lesion will often feel a dull ache in the ankle joint and may also experience a mild locking or clicking of their ankle joint. The affected joint may also seem to be loose. In […]