Ankle Pain in Sports
Top 5 Causes of ankle Pain in Sports
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Ankle Sprain
- Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
- Achilles Tendonitis
- High Ankle Sprain
Don’t Let Ankle Pain Slow You Down!
Ankle pain is common in Sports. The ankle, also known as the talocrural region, connects the foot and the leg. The ankle is made up of three joints: they are the ankle joint proper, the subtalar joint, and the inferior tibiofibular joint. These joints are common causes Ankle Pain. The ankle also allows for extension and flexion. The ankle is probably one of the most common areas to see injury from sports activity and therefor have ankle pain. Common causes of ankle pain include, but are not limited to: ankle sprains (inversion ankle sprain and eversion ankle sprain), ankle strain, perennial tendonitis, and fractures.
At Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine, we will share the proper steps to recover from your ankle pain. We use natural, safe, and effective treatment methods to help you heal from your ankle pain and get you back out on the field. We let you know the expected recovery time for each individual injury and help to accelerate the body’s own healing mechanisms to reduce chance of reactions and promote a stronger recovery. The goal being full recovery (or working towards it) and preventing future injuries from recurring.