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Have an ongoing right foot problem. No swelling but tender

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Have an ongoing right foot problem. No swelling but tender to stand on and there feels as if there is damage around the ankle/foot joint.
JA: How long have you had the tenderness? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: Been about a year but worsening of late. No medication but have been wearing an elasticated support for the ankle.
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the tenderness?
Customer: No, partly because of Covid and secondly because it was bearable. However in the last week or two the pain is increasing and mobility is getting less.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Not to my knowledge. Have always been active enjoying sport, however I am now 81 so those days are far behind me.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Thee can be ligament laxity or tear around ankle and foot joint as common explanation.

You should see a foot surgeon to get checked properly.

Ankle brace for proper support and physical therapy to strengthen the ankle tendons will help long run.

Here is a link to some exercises that can be done at home as well:

https://www.footcaremd.org/resources/how-to-help/how-to-strengthen-your-ankle-after-a-sprain

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