Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain

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This condition is a lasting pain on the outer side of the ankle that often develops after an injury such as a sprain or fracture of the ankle.

What is chronic lateral ankle pain?

This detailed video describes the condition of chronic lateral ankle pain, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options include rest, medications, injections and physical therapy. You may benefit from a brace or a cast. If these aren't helpful, you may need surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.