Ankle Pain

Why do I get ankle pain and what are the causes?

Ankle pain is often due to a sprain. A sprain can happen when you accidentally twist your foot, through something really simple like a fall or missing a step.

Who suffers from ankle pain?

Ankle pain is common and can happen to anyone.

What are the common symptoms of ankle pain?

When you sprain your ankle, the pain can be severe and can cause swelling, bruising, and be very tender to the touch.

Should I be concerned about my ankle pain?

A sprain can occur when the ligaments that support the ankle become stretched or torn. Seek medical advice if your pain persists.

What not to do when you have ankle pain

Try to avoid walking on your injured ankle or doing any strenuous activities.

What can I do about ankle pain?

To get short-term relief try the RICE approach. (Rest, Ice, Comfortable Support, Elevation).1 That involves resting the joint to prevent further injury, applying an ice pack for 15 minutes then for comfortable support use a support bandage to hold it in place.

For ankle pain relief try Solpadeine Plus or Solpadeine Max.

Ask your pharmacist for more advice.

1http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice/bones-and-muscles/strains-and-sprains.aspx

WHY CHOOSE SOLPADEINE OVER OTHER PAINKILLERS?

  • Clinically proven to work when regular pain relief is not enough1
  • The soluble tablets get to work 2x faster than Paracetamol tablets*
  • Available in tablets, soluble tablets and capsules

1Only applicable to Solpadeine Plus and Solpadeine Max
*Based on absorption data

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