His problem can have many causes. The shoes he runs in, his foot type, the surface he runs on, the distance he is running, his health, history of ankle injury etc.
The answers to these questions as well as a biomechanical exam and gait analysis might be helpful.
He might see a podiatrist in the UK
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on February 28, 2004 at 21:07:01:
In Reply to: swollen ankles
posted by tracy funnell on February 28, 2004 at 17:22:12:
The proprietary gel also provides extra protective padding to help comfort the pain caused by metatarsal soreness. May be used for relieving the burning sensation under the metatarsal heads, calluses and tarsal fat pads.