rtn Asked: August 3, 20212021-08-03T15:30:37+05:30 2021-08-03T15:30:37+05:30In: HealthWhy is my ankle pulsing when I lie down?Why is my ankle pulsing when I lie down? what it meant?ankleankle pulsate 2 AnswersVotedOldestRecent Mia 2021-08-03T15:33:04+05:30Added an answer on August 3, 2021 at 3:33 pm When you lie on your back, the weight of your body compresses the nerves in your ankle. This causes it to pulsate with pain.When you lie on your stomach, the pressure from your chest presses on these nerves. This causes them to feel numb and tingly. There are also nerve pathways from your spine that can cause pain in different parts of the body according to their placement.If you’re finding it hard to sleep because of ankle pain, try lying on an area that doesn’t have nerve endings like a wooden floor or sitting up with a pillow between your knees and ankles. Although there is no definitive answer as to why this happens, some doctors believe that this is because when we lie down, gravity pulls blood away from our brains and towards our feet causingThe ankle is an area of the body that gets a lot of pressure when we lie on it. It is also a common injury for runners, and one that most people will have experienced at some point. The ankle pulsing after a night’s sleep is normal and can be caused by:– Fatigue– Restless leg syndrome– Circulatory problems– Impacted nerves in the calf0Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsApp Ava 2021-08-03T15:33:20+05:30Added an answer on August 3, 2021 at 3:33 pm When you lie down, your ankle can start to pulsate because of the muscle imbalance that occurs when you are on your back. This is called dorsiflexion.The reason for this effect is that the muscles in our feet, calves, and thighs become lengthened which causes a stretching of the nerves in these areas. The nerves compensate for this by stimulating the muscles to contract so that they return to their original position.Pulsation is most common in people with a history of ankle sprains or ligament tears because these injuries result in increased sensitivity and nerve stimulation. When people with these injuries lie down, they tend to experience this phenomenon more prominently because they are already predisposed to it and it has led them to believe that they have something wrong with their ankles.0Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppLeave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Add a Video to describe the problem better. Video type YoutubeVimeoDailymotionFacebook Choose from here the video type. Video ID Put Video ID here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs Ex: "sdUUx5FdySs". Answer Anonymously Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Related Questions Have you ever tried any other remedies that didn't work for your pigmentation before? what is cockwarming? What are the symptoms for covid-19? Does having a bra size of 34 C mean your breasts are small, medium or large? What is the best way to control/manage type-2 diabetes without medication? How do you cure diabetes naturally without medication? What are some easy tricks to lose weight? How do I improve metabolism? What good habits can help?