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At Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, our specialty-trained ankle doctors are the leading experts in assessing, diagnosing, and treating ankle injuries and conditions.
Though most commonly the result of acute trauma or sports-related injuries, such as fractures and sprains, ankle pain can also be caused by overuse. Overuse injuries of the ankle typically result in agitation and discomfort, ranging from mild joint pain to Achilles tendonitis (medically referred to as tendinitis).
If you think you are suffering from an ankle injury or condition, it may be time to seek treatment. Consult a foot and ankle specialist if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
- Sudden onset of acute pain
- Pain when you’re not bearing weight
- Pain that lingers for more than two weeks
- Localized swelling that persists or worsens after 2 – 3 days
- Stiffness or weakness restricting your range of motion
Additionally, if you develop a fever or experience increased pain, swelling, redness, or warmth around the affected area, seek immediate treatment from a foot and ankle specialist, as these symptoms may indicate an infection.
Ankle pain typically does not subside without proper treatment due to constant weight bearing, stress, and frequency of use. Committed to delivering specialized and compassionate foot and ankle care, the ankle doctors at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint understand that an accurate diagnosis is crucial in determining the most effective course of treatment for your individual condition.
To consult with an ankle doctor at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, please request an appointment online or call (828) 258-8800.
Why choose Blue Ridge Bone & Joint?
With years of experience and advanced training devoted to the orthopedic care of the ankle, our esteemed ankle specialists at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint are unparalleled experts in accurately diagnosing and effectively treating ankle injuries and conditions.
Our foot and ankle surgeons, Dr. Mark Hedrick, Dr. Peter Mangone, and Dr. Pamela Meliski, have the knowledge, proficiency, and skill to accurately diagnose and effectively treat your ankle injury or condition so you can get back to your active lifestyle quickly and safely.
To consult with a Blue Ridge Bone & Joint ankle surgeon, please request an appointment online or call (828) 258-8800.