outer ankle pain and swollen

by shelb
(michigan, )

Outer ankle pain and swollen

On the outer side of my ankle is swollen, and hurts and I run and point my toes, I am in track and run a lot. What could it be?

Hello Shelb,
A number of things. You haven't sprained your ankle, this sounds typical of an inversion sprain. Chiropractic ankle sprain treatment ...

Oedema usually means joint capsule sprain, ligament or tendon strain and perhaps a stress fracture.

I'd start with alternating cold hot therapy for a few days, perhaps swim instead of running for a week.

If it's not improving a careful examination, and possibly an X-ray or CT scan is indicated. Look for a chiropractor with a FICS qualification.

Dr. Barrie Lewis

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