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Category Archives: Ankle Pain

Ankle Pain, Orthopedics | Jun 20, 2017

Treating Heel Pain On Your Own and With Orthopedic Care

Thousands of residents throughout Atlanta experience heel pain on a regular basis. Caused by age, prior injuries, heel spurs, and degenerative disorders – heel pain has the potential to completely alter one’s routine because of how painful it can be to perform essential activities, including walking.

Ankle Pain | Mar 23, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Achilles Tendinitis

The Achilles tendon exists near the back of the ankle joint and is responsible for connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone. As the largest tendon that exists in the body, the Achilles allows you to perform a variety of basic physical activities such as walking, running, or jumping. Achilles tendinitis refers to the […]

Ankle Pain | Apr 30, 2018

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis refers to inflammation of the fibrous tissue that exists through the bottom portion of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. Patients who sustain this condition often experience significant pain in their heels. All people, regardless of age or ethnicity, can experience Plantar Fasciitis. Consider the following information that highlights […]

Ankle Pain | Jun 27, 2018

Treat Ankle Sprains

Almost all of us will twist our ankle at some time. However, if you happen to twist your ankle and it becomes inflamed, you have likely experienced a sprain. When this happens, it means that the ligaments in your ankle are stretched beyond their limits or are torn.

Ankle Pain | Sep 3, 2018

Exercises That Help Strengthen Your Ankles and Prevent Injuries

As we age, many of us become less active and our lifestyles change. The muscles in our core, lower back and extremities lose strength over time. Your Atlanta orthopedic doctors cannot stress enough the importance of including consistent core and lower back exercise into your strength program.

Ankle Pain | Feb 1, 2019

How Our Orthopedic Doctors Can Treat Ankle Pain

One minute you’re walking around and the next you find yourself losing your footing and within seconds feel pain in your ankle. Some may experience this type of injury by losing your balance while walking while others may injure themselves during exercise or while playing a sport but regardless of how the injury occurs, the […]

Ankle Pain | May 3, 2019

What You Should Know About Ankle Sprains

When an ankle is sprained, symptoms can vary from bruising, swelling, and pain when weight is applied to the foot. The ankle itself can be tender to touch and have limited range of motion which can make for walking extremely difficult.

Why Exercise Can Help Relieve Joint Pain | AICA Orthopedics

Ankle Pain, Joint Pain | Feb 21, 2020

Why Exercises Can Help Relieve Joint Pain

Pain, stiffness, and swelling can be a result of degenerative joint disease. When this pain arises, it may be easier to just rest, but avoiding exercise can put you at risk for losing muscle mass and possible weight gain. With the added weight and weaker muscles, added pressure can be placed on the joints causing […]

An Easier Recovery From Ankle Fractures | AICA Orthopedics

Ankle Pain | Jun 24, 2020

An Easier Recovery From Ankle Fractures

At AICA Orthopedics, we strive to bring our patients the most current and effective treatment options allowing for the most successful recovery. With ankle injuries, in previous years placing a cast and weight-bearing restrictions was a common practice. However, we have learned of improved practices such as a removable boot for optimal recovery.

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

Ankle Pain, Foot Pain | Sep 3, 2020

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

One of the most common injuries that people suffer each year is a sprained ankle. Whether it’s simply walking, playing a sport, or a fall, sprained ankles can be caused by a number of popular activities and are generally considered easy to treat at home. However, ankle sprains can be severe and lead to more […]

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