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Conservative Foot & Ankle Treatments

Your orthopedic surgeon may decide to treat your ankle discomfort non-operatively. There are many options including medications, such as anti-inflammatory medications like Aleve (Naproxen Sodium), or Advil (Ibuprofen)

You may also utilize icing techniques and exercises. There is the option of trying the exercises on your own. Here is a list of several exercises that can be explained in further detail. Please speak with your provider prior to beginning any of these exercises.  Note: These exercises are not designed to substitute for a post operative therapy protocol. If you are having surgery, make sure you clarify your surgery protocol with your surgeon.

 

Ankle Exercises

 

For a PDF handout of recommended exercises:

Ankle Exercises

Foot Exercises

 

Click here to go to the Foot and Ankle Condition Program designed by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

 

There is also an option of formal therapy with a physical or occupational therapist. Your provider will be able to order this therapy for you and our office will help you find a convenient location.

If pain persists, another option may be a cortisone injection.

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