Piercing has evolved a lot, from ear piercing which had its own religious beliefs attached to it, to piercing of other parts of the body making a bold statement. With a lot of style quotient added to it, ankle piercing is becoming a first choice among the young. So what is ankle piercing? Ankle piercing is a variation of piercing on the ankles either below the joint region or above it. It is advised to get the ankle pierced by a professional since there are a lot of risks involved in it.
Ankle Piercing Healing Time
6 to 8 weeks.
Ankle Piercing Infection and Complication
Lots of precaution and care is needed when you are going for ankle piercing. Since it is in the lower region of the body it is prone to dust, dirt and germs which could lead to possible infection. Use of socks can be painful too as it takes time for the pierced skin to get used to the stress and change it undergoes after the piercing. One cannot limit the movement hence raising the chances of complications.
Ankle Piercing Aftercare
To avoid any kind of infection, try to keep the area clean and dry as much as possible. Wash your hands nicely before coming in contact with the concerned area. Wash the ankle with salt water solution twice a day, and do avoid going in the pool also.
Ankle Piercing Jewelry
There is a wide range of option when it comes to jewelry for the ankle. It includes horseshoe barbells, surface bars, different range of studs, etc. So do choose the one which suits you and your personality best.
Ankle Piercing Cost
An ankle piercing could cost you anything around $40 to $50 if done by a professional skilled piercer.
Types of Ankle Piercing
Besides the normal version discussed above, several people often prefer ankle dermal piercing too. This is done by the use of dermal or micro dermal anchors clubbed with creatively designed jewelry tops. One more variation that has recently been popular is the Achilles tendon that is done in between the ankle.