Osteochondritis

Osteochondritis is stiffness, swelling, and pain in the ankle joint due to lesions or fractures that form on the joint surface as a result of previous twisted-ankle injuries. Osteochondritis can affect persons of any age. Symptoms of osteochondritis resemble those of an ankle sprain, such as swelling, pain, and a difficult time putting weight on […]

Posted on August 28, 2014

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain: Chronic lateral ankle pain often results from a prior ankle sprain or injury and involves pain along the outer ankle area. What Causes Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain? Repetitive ankle sprains and post-sprain formation of scar tissue Fractures in the ankle joint bones Arthritis of the ankle joint, or inflammation of the […]

Posted on August 28, 2014

Ankle Sprain

One of the most common injuries to the foot and ankle is the ankle sprain. The pain associated with a sprain is due to the tearing or stretching of one or more ligaments in the foot. A ligament is a thick band of tissue nestled between two bones and is often compared to a rubber […]

Posted on August 28, 2014