The ankle joint is the meeting of the 2 bones of the lower leg and the foot and is responsible for the up and down motion of the foot. 

The foot and ankle are clearly very important structures in walking and balance. Unfortunately, this means that even simple injuries can take a great deal of rehabilitation and training to prevent recurrent injuries and pain occurring 

A large number of different types of ankle and foot problems can occur with the more common presentations/ conditions and possible home treatment options described here.