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Ankle stiffness or tightness

Also known as Stiff Ankle

Ankle stiffness or tightness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with ankle stiffness or tightness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, physical therapy exercises, application of splint, arterial blood gases (abgs), magnetic resonance imaging, traction; splints; and other wound care and examination of foot .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with ankle stiffness or tightness include methylprednisolone (medrol), fluvoxamine (luvox), desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol, chondroitin-glucosamine, lithium (li), cefazolin, aripiprazole (abilify), diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, penicillin, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar) and malathion topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for ankle stiffness or tightness include age 30-44 years age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years almost never get ankle stiffness or tightness.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.7x
15-29 years
0.6x
30-44 years
2.1x
45-59 years
1.6x
60-74 years
0.4x
75+ years
0.6x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.4x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.0x
Other
0.1x
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