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Ankle trauma

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Lace up or boot: An ankle lace up brace can give a limitless more support, an air cast offers more support and has two firm straps that run up each side of the leg and ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ankle pain: Need to establish diagnosis. physical therapy, warm compresses and topical analgesics like Bengay. Opiods may be effective has very high addiction pot ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Resume gradually: I would certainly start off gradually and then reevaluate. An ankle support would initially be a good consideration as well. Have an inhaler with yo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
What does your: orthopedist recommend?..an normal ankle injury should not take that long to heal..is surgery an option?..you need to consult with your orthopedist
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience in Podiatry
It's possible: It's possible but more likely to occur around the heel and ankle. Make sure you get an x-ray to make sure you don't have a broke bone. Sometimes peop ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kase
44 years experience in Podiatry
Venous insufficiency: Swelling of the ankle without trauma is likely inability of the veins to pump blood back to the heart, as a result blood pools and the ankle swells. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Either: You need an exam and x-ray to tell the differance.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Fluid moves downhill.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
26 years experience in Podiatry
Ankle swelling: Yes. Knee injuries or surgery can cause swelling to occur in the leg, ankle and foot. If it is not improving, please make an appointment with your ort ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will als ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience in Podiatry
Not usually: No more than any other shoe. Your shoes need to be fit properly to your foot. Many people with foot problems find crocks to be comfortable and wide e ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: Either direct trauma or over stretching of the tendons and ligaments.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of possiblities: Is the ankle fully healed. If it is, did it heal in good alignment. Could be compensating as a result of injury and putting abnormal stress on other s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, if too tight: If you wrap your knee too tight which prevents the blood/lymph from returning from the foot/leg to your heart, yes you can have swelling. If you remov ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Possibly: If ankle injury causes you to walk and function improperly this can lead to numerous other ailments including plantar fasciitis.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Ankle is: "high" refers to the degree of the sprain, the severety, not the height.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament whic ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: If you are compensating for the pain with weight bearing, then you can put more pressure on the heel and and have pain. You can also develop over use ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
No: Speak to your doctor, to see what your problem is. It's not the nerve causing that, .
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: If you have a severe amount of swelling the blood flow could be restricted. See a doctor to be checked.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
It could be: tendonitis and you may benefit from some fluid drainage..consult with your orthopedist
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Knee ligament : Most common knee injury after pop leading to instability, swelling, pain is an acl tear. Medial pain could be meniscus or mcl injury. Another possibil ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience in Podiatry
Tear of...: First degree sprain - is a tear of only a few fibers of the ligament (in this case, the anterior-tibial fibular ligament) the atfl. It's also known a ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Pain: can be arthritis and compensating to other side causing pain. It is common issue with plantar fasciitis patient will favor the other side and then th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mihalich
20 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Hard to say: There is not much research on the benefits or risks of barefoot running. Midfoot fractures are usually stress injuries and the loss of shock absorpti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Vascular: The cold sounds like an impingement of the circulation , but an exam by a podiatrist is indicated.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
29 years experience in Podiatry
NSAIDS: Ice, rest and nsaids like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) is the best you can do before a race. If you don't know why your ankle hurts you may want to ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Possible DVT: See your doctor about the possibility of a deep vein thrombosis secondary to your injury.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Causation: To define treatment you must first define cause. Causes range frm rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, degenerative arthritis, post trauma arthritis, ... Read More
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