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HERNIATED DISC//ANKLE PAIN/SWELLING
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HERNIATED DISC//ANKLE PAIN/SWELLING

Has anybody else ever had a herniated disc along with an ankle that is weak, painful, and swollen????  In my case, the ankle issues came BEFORE the herniated disc..... Or at least before any real symptoms of the herniated disc appeared.... I don't have any leg pain, just low back and one ankle issues.... Can anyone please help shed some light on this????
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Hi there!

Though weakness around the ankle could be related to disc herniation; with associated swelling it is unlikely to be a cause. With painful and swollen ankle, local issues such as ligamental tear, tendon injury, fractures, inflammations like tendonitis, fasciitis, spurs/ growths etc, may need to be considered. It would be best to get this evaluated by an orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management. Meanwhile you may try rest and some OTC tylenol/ NSAIDS to relieve the pain.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!

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