Monday, May 20, 2013
19 yr old. danced as a child played sports,her job and school keep her on her feet a lot. Ankles have popped since she was young - more so now. No pain, but annoying and keeping her from sleeping `cause she feels the need to "pop" her ankles frequently. Was told as a child she has severs disease but isn`t that heel related? What can she do to releave this?
It is common for people to notice a "pop" in joints such as ankles and knees. Often this sensation is not a source of concern as long as there is no associated pain with the pop or other joint symptoms. If the "pop" has increased and/or is interfering with sleep, it would be best to follow up with your health care professional.
Angela Justina Beisner, MA, AC
Department of Athletics Instructor
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University