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

Ankle Sprain: When the ankle bones twist or receive too much force, the ligaments surrounding the outside of the bones may suffer from over-stretching or tearing, resulting in a painful ankle sprain. There are different levels of severity when it comes to ankle sprains, and if the sprain is not properly diagnosed and treated, it…

Posted on August 28, 2014