Ankle Pain Directory
Ankle pain may result from injuries such as fractures, sprains, or strains. It may also result from arthritis or overuse. Some common treatments for different types of ankle problems are splinting for fractures, RICE therapy for swelling or pain, range-of-motion and stretching exercises, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how ankle pain is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
What Do I Do to Treat a Sprained Ankle?
If you’ve got a sprained ankle, follow these treatments to help you get back on your feet again.
Ankle Injuries: Causes and Treatments
WebMD explains what can cause ankle injuries such as fractures, sprains, and strains, and how these injuries are treated.
Foot and Ankle Osteoarthritis
WebMD explains osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Ankle Sprain Basics
The ankle joint, which connects the foot with the lower leg, is injured often. An unnatural twisting motion can happen when the foot is planted awkwardly, when the ground is uneven, or when an unusual amount of force is applied to the joint.
Shaquille O'Neal, Kristen Clement, Mateen Cleaves
After clinching the best record for the season on April 5 by scoring 49 points against the Warriors -- and assuring the Lakers home court advantage in the playoffs -- O'Neal's left ankle flared up.
Quick Facts About Cankles
Experts explain what you can do about short, thick ankles -- known as cankles.
Weather and Joint Pain: What's the Link?
WebMD talks to experts about the link between weather and joint pain.
Anna Kournikova, Tennis Player
Born in Russia and now living in Miami, Anna Kournikova, who will be 19 in June, turned pro in October 1995.