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the names of splints for an ankle sprain

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Splint: The splint will keep the foot and ankle in the proper position while offering compression to minimize swelling.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Not enough info: An ankle splint can be used technically for grade 1, 2, or even 3. So hard to answer. The splint doesn't determine the extent of the injury. The amoun ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Can't tell: Often times an ankle splint is used in a grade 1 or 2 injury. More information would be needed to tell you how bad it is.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew John
23 years experience Podiatry
Ask your doctor: Ankle sprains vary in severity and if you were put into a splint it may require anywhere from 1-3 weeks depending on your type of sprain. Always consu ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Talk to Dr: I would recommend that you discuss this with your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Worried!: Yes, you should be worried and you must contact your primary doctor. More than likely you will be referred to a foot specialist. Hope all goes well - ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Concerned doctor: Are there any other symptoms such as redness, sweating, altered sensations? There's always a concern about regional pain syndrome in setting of traum ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle strain : With immobilization and support it will probably take 10 to 14 days to heal. Good Luck
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
involves the t-f lig: The ligaments that attached to the front ; back of the tibia; ; fibula that keep them from spreading causing a widening of the ankle mortise. Grade 1= ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
13 years experience Podiatry
It Depends: There are differing opinions with this subject. But a high ankle sprain needs to be immobilized, usually in a boot, sometimes walking and others usin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sprain: See the note about ankle fracture. Most sprains are stretching of the ligaments, the tendons are elastic so they can move a little without breaking, b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Prolonged pain: If ignored, one may have prolonged pain and possible risk of re-injury.

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