Causes of Swollen Ankles
Many people experience swelling in their ankles. While this may not always be a cause for serious concern, sometimes you need expert medical care. Swollen ankles after standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time may indicate you need to see a vein expert.
Choose Vein Specialists in Fort Myers or Bonita Springs. Our qualified staff helps you better understand your symptoms and if needed, recommend a swollen ankle evaluation & treatment. Your ankle swelling and pain may just be an occasional issue, but vein issues may often be the root of the problem. If vein valves weaken, this allows water from your blood to enter the tissues around the ankle. This causes swelling and pain.
Early diagnosis is key for venous disease. We offer minimally invasive swollen ankle treatment options to reduce swelling and prevent side effects of untreated venous disease. Our thorough diagnostic process scientifically identifies the underlying venous problems and allows us to provide you with the best & most effective treatment options.
While vein issues are a common cause of swollen ankles, other causes include: