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 […]

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 […]

Ankle Sprain

By most measures, the ankle sprain is one of the most ubiquitous sports injuries, with an estimated 2 million cases per year in the United States alone. Of course, you don’t have to be an athlete to get one either—an awkward step or bad tumble from a wobbly stiletto, for example, could do the trick […]