Q. Is it normal to feel that the ankles are displaced while running?

Answered by
Jay Indravadan Patel
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 03, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am aware a chiropractor only works on the back, but I have a question about my ankles. Every time I run, it feels similar to my ankles rolling out of place, and back into place again. It is extremely painful and I would like to know if there is anything I can do to help this. Also, I am a waitress and I have to stand for long periods of time.



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As standing for long hours can lead to weakness in the ligaments of the ankle joint, leading to ankle instability. If never taken an MRI of the ankle due to any sprain I will recommend one to take. You can start using the balance board training which will help improve the muscle imbalances and provide good stability of the ankle. Balance board training has been found effective for providing ankle stability.

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