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What Is the RICE Method for Recovery?

If you have sustained a sprain, strain, bruise, or another soft tissue injury, you should consider trying the RICE method to help you recover.   The RICE method is often used by athletes who have sustained these types of injuries to help ea...

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What Does It Mean to Roll Your Ankle?

When someone injures their ankle, they often say they have “rolled their ankle”, but what does that mean? We will take a look at what happen...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Bone Bruises

A bone bruise, also known as a bone contusion, occurs when a small injury occurs on the surface of the bone. Unfortunately, you cannot visib...
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Ankle Sprains - What's Normal and What Isn't?

Sprains and strains are an unfortunate side effect of living a busy life. Even the most careful among us can occasionally twist an ankle or ...
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Peroneal Tendonitis

Do you feel pain in your lower body that tends to get worse the more active you get? Do your lower legs feel swollen or do you notice thicke...
Why Does My Foot Hurt When I Roll It? Woman Rubbing Ankle

Why Does My Foot Hurt When I Roll It?

As a complex part of the body, the foot is made up of muscles, joints, bones, and tendons, all working together to help the foot bend, flex,...
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Ankle Pain While Running

We are a couple of months into the New Year, and many people made resolutions to lose weight or get back into shape. If you were one of thes...
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Frequently Asked Questions About the Medial and Lateral Malleolus

While your foot and ankle area may be a small part of your body, these structures are made up of any different structures, joints and bones....

Frequent Ankle Injuries and Symptoms

  Ankle injuries happen daily. With all the muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones in your feet and ankles, there’s a lot of elements at risk...
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How Can I Relieve Ankle Pain?

Ankle pain is one of the most common complaints we treat here at Sweeney Foot & Ankle Specialists. From complex sprains to simple overuse, y...