Hello. I have been having intermitant sharp (left)ankle paing on my outer bone on and off for the past 5 years. The doctors have told me my MRI and XRAY can back clean, with a small amount of heel spurs. I can't soley isolate why I get sharp pains. Somedays, I won't even have done any PT and I will start to feel a sharp pain. My podiatrist has me wearing ankle braces so I walk more evenly, but I don't think my feet are the core of the problem. I have been told a few times that my hips are off. When I do a hamstring stretch (standing)I can feel my left side of my hip when I touch my back or same concept... if I lye on my back rolling back and forth, I can definetly feel the bone of the left side of the hip, where the right side, just feels flat. I am concern that the problem with my ankle is not a foot problem but with my hips being off. I am wondering what can I do at home (I already do stretching to include yoga) and what can I ask my doctors to check or do. My physical therapist already agreed that my right hip is tight whcih he offered stretches that already do. Is there something else I should ask my doctors to check.
Any advice is greatly appreciative, as I am very frutrated dealing with this issue!
Posted By melissa on January 11, 2010 at 11:19:11:
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