The main function of the ankle is the support, in connection with which this part of our body takes on its main burden. Therefore, if for some reason there was an injury to the ankle, treatment of it will be somewhat different from the treatment of other organs and require certain conditions.
The ankle is a unique part of our body from anatomical point of view, it is distinguished by its reliability and durability. But exactly 20-30% of all possible injuries of the musculoskeletal system fall on the ankle joint, which also requires professional treatment.
Causes of ankle injury
Despite the fact that nature has worked hard for glory and created all the necessary conditions in our body for its normal functioning, nobody took responsibility for his health from a person. Therefore, if you have little to do, do not train your body, do not take care of your body, then all systems begin to atrophy and collapse. Accordingly, this increases the risk of injuries to the ankle, and then engages in its treatment in a situation in which such results could have been avoided.
Also, the cause of various injuries is the changes that occur in the body as it ages:
- Bone fragility;
- Loss of muscle elasticity;
- Weakening of the connection;
- Deterioration of vision;
- Equilibrium loss
In this way, there is nothing worthy of an old man to stumble on the stairs or fall on a flat spot. As a result, an injury to the ankle can be obtained, which treatment should be carried out under the supervision of a doctor.
Actions in case of ankle injury
In the case of an injury to the ankle, treatment should begin with the purpose of not attacking the damaged leg and maximally freeing it from any loads. Immediately go to the doctor's arrival. If the damage was received on the street as a result of the fall, then do not be ashamed to ask for help from passers-by to get to the house or to an injury center. And you definitely need to call a doctor.
By this time, to get rid of a sharp pain and wait for qualified help, you can put on a sick spot ice or dampened in cold water a towel: the pain will become less and sinuous inflammation, and also fall and edema.
Do not allow first aid, inspect the leg for people with dubious medical qualifications. This can lead to the most undesirable consequences and only worsen the situation. Hemodynamic trauma can be varied, respectively, and treatment in each case will be special. In some cases, even an experienced doctor can not immediately make a correct diagnosis without a thorough examination.
Remember that the primary responsibility for the treatment of shingles injury will lie with you. The more carefully you will follow all the recommendations of the doctor, the faster you can stand on the legs in the literal sense.