A 23-year-old female asked:
how long will it take my ankle to heal.i sprained it last week.i can't move it side to side without tons of pain and i'm non weight bearing?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Depends on severity: Ankle sprains depending on severity can take anywhere from 2-3 to 4-6 wks. To heal depending on severity.Your orthopedic surgeon can guide you as u heal w/ bracing, p.T. Etc. Good luck!
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a podiatrist: It sounds more severe than a sprain and needs professional attention.
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Pain due to trauma may be due to fracture, sprains, arthritis, muscle, nerve or tendon injuries. Have the foot evaluated so that you may get the appropriate care.
Last updated Mar 23, 2014
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