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Ankle Issues

Learn more about specific ankle problems:

  • Accessory Navicular Syndrome - An accessory navicular is an extra bone located on the inner side of the foot just above the arch. Accessory navicular syndrome is caused when the bone rubs against shoes causing pain.
  • Achilles Rupture - An Achilles rupture occurs when the calf muscle tendon, a band of fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone behind the leg and heal bone, is torn.
  • Achilles Tendinitis - Achilles tendinitis is an injury to the Achilles tendon, a fiber bundle that connects the calf muscle to the heel in the back of the leg.
  • Ankle Sprain - Ankle sprain is what happens when the ankle joint is put under strain that causes the joint to bend or flex in a specific direction more than it should.
  • Chronic Ankle Instability - Chronic ankle instability is defined as repeated ankle sprains with many instances of the ankle “giving way.”
  • Pediatric Flatfoot - Pediatric flatfoot is a deformity where the arch of the foot of a child is collapsed.
  • Shin Splints - The term shin splints refers to pain along the shin bone (tibia), the large bone in the front of the leg.
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) is caused by compression of the tibial nerve that produces symptoms anywhere along the path of the nerve running from the inside of the ankle into the foot.
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