Ankle Injuries

Introduction to Ankle Injuries
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Ankle injuries are a common problem that we can help you resolve. We want you to understand our procedures from the examination, to treatment and exercise recommendations. Each article under the ankle section will provide you with key information that can help you resolve a specific condition.

 
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Achilles Tendon Injuries - The Bane of Runners Everywhere!

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

The Achilles Tendon serves to transmit the force generated by the calf muscles to produce the push-off that is required for walking, running, and jumping. Despite its impressive strength, the Achilles Tendon is extremely vulnerable to injuries that often end athletic careers.

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Ankle Sprains - What You Need To Know

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Without appropriate treatment and rehabilitation, a severely injured ankle may not fully heal and could lose its stability. This loss of stability could in turn could result in chronic ankle pain, recurrent sprains, gait imbalances, osteoarthritis, and a path of on-going dysfunction.

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Ankle Stability - The Retinaculum

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Usually when we think about ankle problems, we think about sprained ankles or a strained muscle, not something called a Retinaculum. Yet these fascial structures play a significant role in a wide variety of chronic ankle problems.

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Exercises That Improve Ankle Mobility - Doris Flexion

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Lack of dorsi flexion is often associated with knee injuries (ACL injuries and osteoarthritis) and in increased foot pronation (hyper-pronation) which, in turn, are often a factor in cases of Plantar Fasciitis (and other foot problems).

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Lateral Foot Pain Part 1 - Cuboid Syndrome

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Cuboid Syndrome is a common cause of lateral foot pain. Unfortunately, this syndrome is not well-recognized by the majority of medical practitioners.

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Lateral Foot Pain Part 2 - Diagnosis & Treatment

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

In part one of "Lateral Foot Pain - Cuboid Syndrome," we discuss anatomy, biomechanics, symptoms and causes of Cuboid Syndrome. In part two, we focus on the examination, and treatment of Cuboid Syndrome.

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Medial Ankle Pain - Dancer's Tendonitis

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Injury to the Flexor Hallucis Longus (FHL) muscle is known as “Dancer’s Tendonitis”, but don’t let the name fool you because this injury is not limited to just dancers. This injury commonly affects runners, soccer players, and any other athletes who performs repeated, propulsive activities, such as jumping.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Our comprehensive examination processes, ability to integrate multiple and effective treatment modalities, and our customized treatment and exercise plans ensure that every patient receives a high quality of care that addresses their specific needs.

 

We have great working relationships with the medical community across the city. You can expect your medical practitioner to receive clear summations of our examination findings with follow-up letters about our treatment results. This collaboration ensures your needs are met effectively.

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