Category: Ankle Conditions

Treating a Sprained Ankle

Ankle sprains and strains are the most common injuries treated by podiatrists, and they often happen without any warning. A severe sprain can happen from just awkwardly stepping on the curb while going to get the mail. An ankle sprain occurs when the ankle rolls outwards while the foot is firmly planted on the floor […]

Why Does My Ankle Hurt?

Injuries to the ankle are very common due to all the tendons, ligaments, and bones in the foot. The location of discomfort and pain can be on the inside or the outside of the ankle, or you may have radiating pain from an Achilles tendon injury. Some common causes of ankle pain include the following: […]

How to Strengthen Weak Ankles

When you are experiencing soreness in your feet and ankles for a prolonged period, it may be a sign that you have weak ankle muscles. You can strengthen your ankle muscles by doing a variety of exercises that will properly increase your ankle’s resilience and help to avoid future injuries. Some excellent suggestions for strengthening […]

Putting your Feet to the Test

It can be nerve wracking to visit any type of doctor, including a podiatrist. Although it can be scary for some people, it is important to see a podiatrist if you are experiencing pain in your foot or ankle. There are so many different types of foot and ankle problems such as breaks, sprains, fractures, […]

3 Main Causes of Foot and Ankle Problems

Podiatrists like Dr. Ryan L. D’Amico of Syracuse Podiatry, located in Fayetteville, New York, have seen all types of foot and ankle problems enter their offices. Foot and ankle problems are not limited to the older generation; children, adolescents, middle aged men and women of all backgrounds come in to see the podiatrist because of […]

Ah! My Ankle!

People suffer from foot and ankle injuries every day. Some are due to normal wear and tear, others are due to trauma to the foot. No matter the reason, Dr. Ryan L. D’Amico at Syracuse Podiatry located in Fayetteville, New York, has treated all types of ankle and foot injuries. One of the most common […]

Recurring Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries podiatrists see and can occur to anyone, whether you are involved in sports, or simply walking down the street. When you sprain your ankle, ligaments supporting the joint may become overstretched or torn, resulting in inflammation, pain, tenderness, and bruising. With rest, icing, compression and elevation, […]

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