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Ankles and feet pain are very common. Ankle pain is any type of discomfort in your ankle; an injury or sprain is what commonly causes it. Foot pain is any discomfort in the toes, heels, arches or soles. Pain in these areas can be caused by a variety of conditions including diseases and trauma. The discomfort can occur in either the bones or tendons and joints in the ankles and feet.

  •      Injury
  •      Sprain
  •      Swelling
  •      Difficulty walking
  •      Osteoarthritis
  •      Fallen arches
  •      Ingrown toenails
  •      Calluses
  •      Athlete’s foot
  •      RICE – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  •      Topical pain relievers
  •      Ibuprofen
  •      NSAIDs
  •      Shoe inserts
  •      Physical therapy
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