Ankle Bursitis

Ankle Bursitis: A bursa is a fluid filled sac that prevents friction at the ankle joint. If this sac is injured, it may lead to soreness and aching.



Most Common Sites Of Ankle Pain:

1) Outside Of The Ankle Pain.

Ankle Bursitis
A sprained ankle is the most common cause of ankle bruising and pain.
  • This is the #1 site of ankle pain.
  • This is the site of ¬†ankle sprains.

2) Back Of The Ankle Pain.

  • This is the most common site of chronic running pain.
  • This area is common for achilles heel pain, ankle bursitis, heel bursitis and heel spurs.

3)Inside Of The Ankle Pain.

  • The inside of the ankle is where major muscles, arteries and nerves run.
  • This site is common for nerve pain, posterior tibialis pain and medial shin splints.

4) Front Of The Ankle Pain.

  • This site is also common in runners and soccer (football) players.
  • Extensor tendinitis is very common in runners.
  • Anterior ankle spurs are most common in soccer (football) players.



Bursitis In Ankle:

  • The most common site of bursitis in the ankle is at the back of the heel.
  • There are no other normal sites of a bursa around the ankle.
  • There are tendon sheaths at other tendons that pass by the ankle, but no bursa.
  • But you may still be having bursitis like pain in other places of the ankle.
Bursitis in ankle
Bursitis in the ankle is essentially only at the Achilles tendon. There are two bursa here: one between the skin and the Achilles tendon, and a second between the heel bone and the Achilles tendon.




Bursitis in ankle

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