Ankle is made up of bones, muscles and ligaments that help balance the body. Ankle or Foot disorders may occur from damage of bone, muscle or tissue present in foot. Some of the common ankle disorders are sprains or injury in ligament, fractures, tendonitis, arthritis or chronic inflammation in joints. Ankle disorders may cause for different reasons as running, jumping, sports injuries, twisting or rotating ankle beyond its stretch, falling, landing on foot with more force, excess strain on tendons and more.
Some of the symptoms of Ankle or Foot disorders:
Pain in injured area
Unable to move ankle
Difficulty in walking
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a General physician or an Orthopedic as soon as you notice the signs of ankle disorder. Sometimes doctors may perform surgical procedures to treat severe fractures or foot disorders.