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how do i break my ankle

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Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
NEUROPATHY: People with diabetic neuropathy evolving into a Charcot ankle may not feel pain. For people with no health issues, I would think pain would be a prese ... Read More
Dr. Karim Badawy
7 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Hello, It is possible if there are other comorbidities associated with your health. Otherwise pain would be accompanied with such a fracture.
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Unless: you have a neuropathy(e.g. due to diabetes) , are anesthetized or under the influence of analgesic drugs, or have some other pathologic process in whi ... Read More

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Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Numerous Ways.: There are various ways to break the foot and ankle.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: You are right in saying that is not a common mechanism and does not seem like enough energy to cause such an injury. Sometimes the fracture can occur ... Read More
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Dr. Mikel Daniels
20 years experience Podiatry
Ankle fracture: To break your ankle, you require a certain amount of force. If you apply enough force, you can break it.
Dr. Karim Badawy
7 years experience Podiatry
Vit D levels: Hello, Many of us are deficient in Vitamin D which can affect our bone strength in the long term. This can cause stress fractures/full fractures from ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Wonderful World.: Now you have me wondering, why you're wondering, on what you're wondering. The world is full of so many wonders and they never cease to amaze me.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Duggan
36 years experience Podiatry
Question?: I think if you read your question again, you might change the way it is written so a specific helpful answer can be written.
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A female asked:
Dr. Christopher DePorter
29 years experience Podiatry
Watch Movie 'Misery': Really won't advise on that.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Ankle: It depends on how long the fractured has been healed and the type of activity. Best advise is start slowly and increase slow. Swimming, biking are gre ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle trauma: Assuming this was an accidental strike - pretty hard and you are more prone to a "shatter type of fracture due to concentrated forces. You could ha ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: I'm not quite sure i understand -- are you planning to break your own ankle? My honest answer is that this is a really bad idea. Ankle breaks are n ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Revisit ortho: How unfortunate for you! Your ankle may not have been completely healed yet, making it more prone to re-injury. Time for a visit to your orthopedist ... Read More
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