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heel pain after ankle sprain

A female asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Heel pain: The first right thing to do is to see your treating physician for assistance .
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
At least 3 weeks: After an ankle sprain, no weight should be placed on the ankle for at least 3 weeks! And after that weight - bearing should only be in a protected CAM ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Simple things like rest, ice packs, compression wraps and elevation are helpful in the immediate setting. If this does not help, it may we helpful to ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Either: You need an exam and x-ray to tell the differance.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your doctor: There are different possible causes for knee, calf and ankle pain. The most worrisome would be a blood clot. Would recommend an evaluation with your ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
See your surgeon: Some of this could be normal for this procedure however vein thrombosis needs to be ruled out.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Mueller
50 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Needs evaluation: Partially torn ligaments (spains) may heal satisfactorily with rest and immobilization. The complete tear of the ligament, however, may need surgical ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensatio ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
Tendinitis : With a side of nerve inflammation. Most likely part of the injury process and should respond with rice time and conservative care. If the talus fract ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: If you have a severe amount of swelling the blood flow could be restricted. See a doctor to be checked.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Both hurt: Both can be extremely painful and both don't have to. Tendons don't fracture but rather tear or rupture. The mechanism of the break or tear may play a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: The residual swelling creates pressure on the nerves to the foot and ankle and thereby the pain. Give it some time, a few months, for the swelling to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ramis Gheith
17 years experience Pain Management
Nerve injury: Knee injuries may be associated with nerve damage at times which is quite painful- many people guard their knees (avoid use due to fear of pain) and m ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports med opinion: See a sports med doctor to examine your wrist and make treatment recommendations. If the pain is not getting better, they will image depending on your ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would probably be seen for a repeat exam and X-rays. You may have sustained a deltoid ligament injury or tear. If this is associated with a syndes ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatic heel pain: Sciatic pain localized to the heel and achilles tendon is most likely related to compression and/or irritation of the s1 nerve root. The dermatomal di ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Unsteady: High heels are an unsteady platform to walk on & in a long walk may cause the muscles to overwork.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberto Duran
19 years experience Pain Management
Shooting pain: sounds like "sciatica" could be due to a lumbar disc pressing on the nerve to detect this will need CT SCAN or MRI , the other possible cause is calle ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Shin Splints: Will cause pain in the leg muscles. It does not cause joint pain.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Water, water,every..: The swelling persists because of the instability of the ankle. The swelling is acting like a water cast to try to minimize further ankle damage. Appar ... Read More
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