GlossaryAnkle joint: The ankle joint is a complex junction where the bones of the foot and the leg meet.
Achilles tendon: One of the longest tendons in the body, it attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone.
Ankle edema: Ankle edema also known as peripheral edema is a swelling over either one or both ankles
Arthritis: A disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints
Bursitis: Inflammation of a bursa due to excessive pressure or friction, or from injury
Gout: A condition in which excess uric acid may lead to arthritis and kidney stones.
Tarsal tunnel syndrome: Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition where the patient suffers from symptoms like a burning or tingling sensation, numbness and a sharp, electric-type pain that radiates usually downwards from the inner side of the ankle
MRI: A sophisticated test that provides in-depth images of organs and structures in the body.
CT scan: A diagnostic imaging technique in which a computer reads x-rays to create a three-dimensional map of soft tissue or bone.
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