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    rhollow posted:
    i have had an arthritic ankle since falling in a local mall. have been to several chiropractors who give modest relief. for the last six months have been swimming in a salt water pool and doing aquafit exercises; it seems to help somewhat; i am down to one from two 500 mg ibuprofen a day now when i get up

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    _swank_ responded:
    First off, a fall in the mall will not cause arthritis. It's not the sort of thing that happens over night. An injury can certainly lead to arthritis but it could take years for it to develop. If this is something you discovered after the fall then you already had arthritis and the fall just aggravated the condition.

    Second, you need to go to a medical doctor to have your ankle assessed.Chiropractors are not medical doctors and they should not be messing around with your ankle. Go see an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist and find out what's really going on and what treatment options are available.


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