2.10.17

Winter Ankle Injuries

During the winter months there is an increase in ankle injuries due to slipping on ice and participation in winter sports activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating. The podiatrists of Michigan Foot and Ankle Center wish to remind persons with ankle injuries to make sure they take the injuries seriously and avoid further complications by getting swift, proper treatment. 4 Reasons to Promptly Treat an Ankle Injury There are four key reasons why an ankle sprain should be promptly evaluated and treated by your podiatrist: An untreated ankle sprain may lead to chronic ankle instability, a condition marked by persistent discomfort and a “giving way” of the ankle. Weakness in the leg may also develop. A more severe…

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