Patient : My ankle has been hurting for about a week. I am a dancer and dance about 16 hours a week. I am also a student so I am moving around a lot. I have looked all over the internet trying to find what is wrong with it but cant find a diagnosis. I don't want to have to make a trip to the doctor because of the costs. The pain is on the front of my ankle (top of foot, front of shin area) and at the base of my Achilles. It is a sore feeling and hurts no matter what I do. Sometimes pain just shoots through it. I have been icing it and wearing a brace. I have also taken time off of dance but it isn't healing.
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