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difference between ankle sprain and ankle strain

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Back pain: There are many causes of back pain: strain, arthritis, herniated disk, sciatica , kidney stones or infection, shingles, hip problems among many others ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Possibly from the : Limping....
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
22 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes.
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Dr. Steven Bernstein
32 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Consult: It would be best to consult an orthopedic surgeon.
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Dr. Kiley Reynolds
26 years experience Pain Management
Chiropractic Therapy: Yes, the lbp can be helped by chiropractic care. Conservative therapy is always best, but with your cervical disc pathology, i would assume that you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
29 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Eye or Sinus: Does your eye look irritated or red, especially underneath the upper eyelid? If so, you may have a type of inflammatory surface reaction called superi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
About the same: A twist is considered to be a mild strain where a sprain is more severe
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Sprains: Grade 1 is mild non structural damage to the ligaments grade 2 will have moderate damage yet most heal well with proper care.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Huge: A fracture means a bone is broken. A sprain does not involve the bone but the soft tissues around the bones that support them - muscles tendons ligame ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It would: Be an educated guess. X-ray would give the definitive diagnosis.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leland Berkwits
37 years experience Pain Management
Strains usually heal: Muscle strains usually heal after a few months. When an ankle is sprained, there can be a tear in a ligament. Sometimes the ligament pulls a piece of ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Probably sprained: Ankle injuries are very common in MMA, grappling injuries tend to be worse than sparring. I recommend "RICES" for ankle sprains. Rest Ice (20 min on, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Pain, swelling: You need an xray to differentiate the two.

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