What benefit would we get from exercising and strengthening the ankles? Well, if you think about it, without ankle strength, walking and running would not be possible.
It can cause you pain gradually or acutely after an injury. Whichever way it happens, heel pain can really hurt.
If you’re a cashier, surgeon, or tour guide, standing all day is unavoidable. Your legs may become stronger than others, but the downsides can include poor posture, as well as feet, ankle, knee, and hip pain. Many who stand all day can end up with joint problems or chronic pain issues due to an overuse injury/condition, such as plantar fasciitis.
Ankle sprains are one of the most common ankle injuries for people of all ages. Because of this, we decided to put together a little Q&A to help you be more informed in case you experience a sprain.
For those who are prone to swelling for one reason or the other (including diabetes, chronic venous insufficiency, spider veins, deep vein thrombosis, lymphedema, and pregnancy), compression socks and sleeves are helpful for preventing and reducing the risk of severe edema (or swelling).