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ankle sprain not healed after 6 months

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: You need to have the ankle re-examined to find out the problem other than a sprain.
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Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: If time, physical therapy, support has not been helpful and you have persistent pain or weakness, see a podiatrist or orthopedist for evaluation to se ... Read More

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
R.I.C.E.: Rest the ankle, ice the ankle, compress the ankle (with ace bandage), elevate the ankle above the level of your heart. But see a doctor first to make ... Read More
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Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Relative rest: Start immediately with ice application, rest, and advil (ibuprofen). If you can walk, continue to walk to stimulate production of joint fluid. You may ... Read More
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Ankle Sprain: Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Ankle sprain: To heal a sprained ankle, it depends on the severity of the sprain. If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will ta ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Treatment depends of the exact type and severity of the injury. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
R.i.c.e: Rest, ice, compression, elevation antiinflammatories are good as well, like Motrin or alleve.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Severe ankle sprain: A severe ankle sprain can take a minimum of 6 weeks to heal and sometimes as long as 12 weeks or longer depending on amount of damage to ankle.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Galyon
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rehab all, they vary: Grade 1 sprain: slight stretching of the ligament. 2-6 wks grade 2 sprain: partial tearing of the ligament. Abnormal looseness (laxity) of the ank ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Rest, ice, compression, elevation, no weight bearing, anti-inflamatory meds.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: There are three grads for ankle sprain, start from simple one(grade1) which it healed in about4 weeks, grade 2 it take 6weeks grade 3 it take about 8w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
4-6 weeks: With proper care and treatment.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Christiano
24 years experience Sports Medicine
Pretty good: Ankle ligaments take about six weeks to fully heal. In a month, you should be feeling pretty good with no limitations in day to day activities. High ... Read More
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