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Ankle Pain

Pain in the ankle can result from inflammation or injury to any of the structures in this region, including the bones, joint space, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, or muscles. Ankle pain can be associated with other symptoms including

  • ankle swelling,
  • numbness or tingling,
  • instability,
  • burning pain,
  • inability to bear weight on the affected ankle,
  • stiffness,
  • weakness.

Common causes of ankle pain include

  • sprains
  • injuries.
  • rheumatoid arthritis,
  • gout,
  • osteoarthritis,
  • Achilles’s tendinitis
  • nerve compression (tarsal tunnel syndrome)
  • other types of arthritis can also cause ankle pain

An experienced acupuncturist can best determine the cause of the ankle pain and appropriate treatment options. If you have ankle pain, you should contact us to schedule a consultation with us. I will let you know how we can help for specific ankle problem.


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