An ankle injury can make every step you take feel so unbearable that you find it difficult to participate in job functions, exercise, or sporting activities. If you suffered an ankle injury or experience ankle pain for an unknown reason, dedicated podiatrist Aldo M. Gonzalez, DPM, of Ankle and Foot Center of Florida located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida can help. Book your ankle evaluation at this state-of-the-art clinic by clicking on the online scheduling tool or calling the office directly to book a visit.
Your ankles not only support your entire body weight, they also absorb shock with every jump or step. Because your ankles regularly have added strain on them, a number of things can lead to an ankle injury and pain. If you’re suffering from an ankle injury, it could be caused by:
You can even suffer from an ankle injury if you have an old ankle sprain that never healed properly and has caused months or years of ankle instability.
Because an ankle injury can progress with each passing day — it’s nearly impossible to stay off your feet, after all — you’re encouraged to come in to Ankle and Foot Center of Florida as soon as your pain begins or right after you have an ankle injury.
It’s particularly important to have an evaluation with Dr. Gonzalez if you’re experiencing one or more of the following ankle injury symptoms:
With on-site digital X-ray imaging available and 50-inch monitors in each patient exam room for fast and easy viewing, you can expect a quick diagnosis so you can get started on ankle pain treatment right away.
Your ankle injury treatment plan from Ankle and Foot Center of Florida is entirely personalized to your symptoms, your injury or condition, and your daily lifestyle. Dr. Gonzalez could recommend:
If conservative ankle treatments aren’t resolving the pain or if you have a severe ankle injury, Dr. Gonzalez could recommend surgery to make repairs. Dr. Gonzalez specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures — used whenever possible — so you can expect a quicker recovery with minimal downtime.
If you’re experiencing ankle pain or suffering from an ankle injury, contact Ankle and Foot Center of Florida right away. You can conveniently schedule an appointment online or over the phone.