Complaints to the ankle hinder us in everyday life. They make us immobile. And it makes us move different to avoid pain which leads to poor posture. The extra energy needed while moving with an irritated ankle may cause straining to the muscles which are used to compensate.
Anatomy of the ankle
Together with the fibula, the tibia forms the ankle fork. The ankle fork is located on the ankle bone which is made for carrying the ankle fork. For the stability of the joint, there are strong ligaments and tendons around the ankle. The cartilage on each bone part provides a smooth surface that is used when moving the ankle joint.
Symptoms of ankle complaints
Complaints of the ankle can occur instantly, such as a sprain of the ankle. You can recognize this by the swelling and a sharp pain arising. It is also possible that the symptoms emerge gradually, for example, by wearing incorrect footwear or postural abnormalities of the foot.