It is always going to be important that your feet and your ankles are able to work together so that you have optimal mobility each day. However, there can always be some sort of underlying ankle problem or injury that will keep you from enjoying some of the daily activities on your agenda. If you need help with a variety of ankle problems and treatments in Mukilteo, you should know that you can always count on our staff at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic.
Some of the more common ankle problems that we will see at our offices will include sprains or fractures that can take place whenever a patient trips, twists their ankle or walks on uneven ground causing a pull in the ligaments. There are also some patients who injure their ankles during a sports activity or exercise as well as those who have more chronic conditions such as gout or arthritis that can impact the way that their ankle moves.
What are your symptoms?
It is not all that uncommon for someone who is dealing with ankle problems to have symptoms that may include swelling, sharp pains, dull pain or discomfort, bruising, inflammation or skin that is hot to the touch or a feeling of instability, much like a feeling that the ankle could give way.
A podiatrist is going to be able to give you the utmost care when it comes to the treatment of your foot or ankle. Whenever you have has some sort of ankle injury or issue, our office will be able to help you determine the extent of your injury and then work with you on a course of treatment to give you the best possible result.
If you are looking for information on ankle problems and treatments in Mukilteo, call Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic today at (425)482-6663 for information.