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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
involves the t-f lig: The ligaments that attached to the front ; back of the tibia; ; fibula that keep them from spreading causing a widening of the ankle mortise. Grade 1= ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Sprain on tibial....: Side which is same sign as big toe of foot.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Anterior( usually) tbiofibular ankle spains ( high ankle sprains ) are particularly common in football . ( see my previous answer on this type of an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Severe sprain: with tearing of multiple ankle ligaments. possible tendon rupture, possible avulsion fracture, with associated severe pain, swelling and limitation of ... Read More
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A 50-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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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience in Podiatry
It Depends: There are differing opinions with this subject. But a high ankle sprain needs to be immobilized, usually in a boot, sometimes walking and others usin ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Partial tear: Sprains are graded one, two, or three. Grade one is a stretching of the ligament essentially with retained stability. Grade two is a partial tear of t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in 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 t ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Sprain: See the note about ankle fracture. Most sprains are stretching of the ligaments, the tendons are elastic so they can move a little without breaking, b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Have it x-rayed

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