Your First Stop for Ankle Pain in San Antonio and South Texas!

Your ankle is a network of bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Strong enough to bear your body weight and enable you to move, your ankle can be prone to injury and pain.

You might feel the pain on the inside or outside of your ankle or along the Achilles tendon, which connects the muscles in your lower leg to your heel bone.

Pain in your ankle should never be dismissed, as it can signal the presence of a number of conditions or diseases. The most common reasons for pain on the inside of your ankle are:

Sprained ankleStress fractures to the bones of the ankleTorn or irritated ligamentsArthritisGoutDiabetic peripheral neuropathyor many other conditions

Pain on the outside of your ankle or your lower leg may be attributed to many causes.  Among them are:

Ankle sprainsFractures of the bones in the ankleFracture of the tibia (bone which connects your knee to your ankle)Tarsal Tunnel SyndromeDiabetic peripheral neuropathyTorn or irritated tendons and muscles (such as Achilles tendinitis)Circulatory disorders such as Peripheral Artery Disease


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At Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic, we are excited about the many treatment options for ankle pain and we want you to know that we have the very latest technologies in our offices. We hope you consider the Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic as your next step to healthy feet.

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