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.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with ankle stiffness or tightness, 74% report having ankle pain, 67% report having ankle swelling, and 56% report having knee stiffness or tightness.
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 .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with ankle stiffness or tightness include methylprednisolone (medrol), fluvoxamine (luvox), chondroitin-glucosamine, penicillin, diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol, lithium (li), cefazolin, aripiprazole (abilify), alpha 1-antitrypsin, amphotericin b, alfentanil and corticotropin (acthar) .
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.