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how to sprain your ankle easily at home

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Many people suffer from lateral ankle injuries. At your age, I would get evaluated. Many times when an ankle is injured, it is prone to re-injury if n ... Read More
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Very, Very popular..: 16 year old females are in the middle of the group of people that have the highest occurrence of ankle sprains. So, you are not alone. As stable as th ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
22 years experience Family Medicine
R.I.C.E.: For a mild ankle sprain that you are able to place weight on without significant pain you can self treat yourself with r.I.C.E. - rest, ice, compressi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Stairs: Stairs are usually the riskest way to sprain your ankle, so be careful at home and mind your steps. Use precautions when walking about and slow down.
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Try: Jumping out the window. That always works for me. To be serious, dr. Sung's advice to be careful on stairs is very important, but sometimes a simp ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Rest: Ice Compression Elevation
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
R.I.C.E.: The first step to treating a sprained ankle is to decrease the inflammation (rest, ice- 15 mins on/off), compression, elevation). Avoid painful moveme ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Ankles: I will assume you were evaluated to ensure there are no fractures. Use rice to start - rest , ice compression and elevation. When it doesn't hurt to ... Read More
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Avulsion injury: As the initial inflammation and pain settles, we tend to get more vigorous with our daily activities. There is a likelihood that with the sprain, a li ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Each incident causes stretching of the tendon and ligaments and makes it easier to have more.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
R.i.c.e: Rest, ice, compression, elevation antiinflammatories are good as well, like Motrin or alleve.
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Anything is possible: Why would they do that though?

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