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When you say where the foot meets the ankle, is this on the top, bottom or either side of the area where the foot meets the ankle?
Is it tender when you press on the area?
What has been tried to try to ease the pain?
I had asked for some additional information and have not heard back.
The underlying problem and possible home interventions would vary according to whether the pain in on the top, bottom, or either side of the area whee the foot meets the ankle.
As an example, the most common place for pain where the foot meets the ankle is on the bottom. There is a fibrous layer that passes from the bone below the ankle into the foot, called the plantar fascia. Ther can be inflammation of this tissue, called plantar fasciitis. There are several home interventions that can be done for management of this. The usual first step would be the use of anti-inflammatory medicines, such as ibuprofen or naproxen. If this is not sufficient, then orthotics in your shoes may help, and particularly heel cups that can be placed in whatever shoes you are wearing.
If the pain is in another location, please let me know and I can comment further.