Ankle Pain and Injury | Makovicka Physical Therapy in Omaha

Thank you for visiting Makovicka Physical Therapy’s Ankle Pain and Injury page. We have 5 locations in Omaha and the surrounding suburbs and would love to hear from you if you are experiencing any of the signs and symptoms below.

Ankle injuries can happen to anyone at anytime whether you step wrong or come down awkwardly while jumping or running on an uneven surface. The type of footwear can provide an unstable walking surface that may predispose an individual to twisting their ankle. Most ankle injuries occur in the younger population as their activity level is typically higher. While these injuries are often associated with athletes, pain may arise from repetitive activities without strengthing the muscles that surround the ankle joint.

Signs and symptoms of typical ankle injuries:

Treatment of ankle injuries:

  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation

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