Ankle injuries are incredibly common in all age brackets, and have a variety of causes including sports, work, exercise and everyday injuries. Sports such as basketball and skiing make players more susceptible to ankle injury. Everyday activities such as rolling an ankle on an uneven footpath can cause the development of an ankle injury.
Podiatrists have the knowledge and treatment to successfully treat ankle injuries, using a variety of tailored treatments that strive decrease pain and increase mobility. When dealing with ankle injuries, it is vital that they are treated promptly to prevent unnecessary strain on the joint that could develop into a long term problem.
Your ankle’s muscles and tendons control the way you move and are stabilised on your feet. If you experience pain or have difficulty moving the ankle joint, it is important that you seek treatment from a podiatrist.