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Ankle Pain: Understanding the Causes and Symptoms
Ankle Pain Causes and Treatments at Med Matrix
Ankle pain can stem from a variety of sources, including injuries, diseases, or infections affecting the joint or bone. Among these, ankle sprains are the most common, usually occurring when the foot is twisted out of its normal position, leading to stretched ligaments and microtears. Ankle strains, involving the overstretching or tearing of a muscle or tendon, can result from use or overuse. While severe fractures can happen due to significant falls or accidents, they often develop from repetitive strain.
For those with mild to moderate ankle discomfort, simple remedies like ice, ankle braces, or orthotic inserts may provide relief. However, severe ankle pain, especially due to a fractured bone, can make weight-bearing unbearable. In such cases, it’s crucial to set and immobilize the fractured bone for proper healing. Less common causes of ankle pain encompass conditions like arthritis, gout, degenerative muscle disorders, and bone or joint infections.
At Med Matrix, we offer regenerative treatments that prove highly effective for most ankle pain cases. While regenerative medicine cannot mend a fractured bone, it can significantly accelerate the bone-healing process. In fact, professional athletes often turn to regenerative treatments to expedite recovery from various injuries, including fractures, enabling them to return to peak performance swiftly. Contact us at (207) 544-4643 to explore how we can help alleviate your ankle pain and support your journey to recovery.