Posted by: Stress Ball | 2009/02/20

Painful ankles

I have fractured both my ankles before and went for bone density tests but everything was normal. No-one could tell me how it happened!?! I wore " moon boots"  on both ankles for aprrox. 4 weeks and they healed. This was about 9 months ago. These last 2-3 weeks I' ve been experiencing pain in my ankles and they seem to now throb by the end of the day. They also seem to be a little swollen. I am over weight so that might have something to do with it hey?

Many thanks
Stress Ball

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Being overweight and possible weakness of the muscles supporting your ankles, can in fact cause fractures and instability. I therefore, recommend that you loose weight by following a healthy balanced diet and to exercise regularly.


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