Are your legs and feet regularly sore and tired by the end of the day? If so, there’s a good chance that you may have weak ankles. Weak ankles are defined by instability of the feet and increased pressure under the feet. Because this lateral underneath portion of the feet is usually favored when weak ankles are present, it’s common for the feet and legs to feel extremely tired by the day’s end. If you’re active, regularly rolling the ankles may be another sign of a lack of strength in this area due to instability.
Fortunately, weak ankles are fairly simple to correct over time through exercise, stretching and treatment. With that being said, here’s a look at some exercises and treatments that your Alexandria podiatrist often recommends in order to strengthen the ankles:
For more information on how to strengthen weak ankles, contact us today to schedule your initial examination with an Alexandria, VA area podiatrist. We understand the important role that your ankles play in helping you keep mobile and healthy. To schedule your appointment at our Alexandria, VA area podiatry office, click here.
This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Our podiatry offices in Springfield, VA or Bethesda, MD would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to these topics.
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