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I fell from 5 - 10cm to the ground with my legs, i had ankle pain for around 20sec. could there be any possible growth plates injuries?

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Dr. Doug Mason
Podiatry 33 years experience
Not likely...: It takes a lot to injure a growth plate and your plates may be closing anyway. I wouldn't worry about it. If it still is sore after 3-4 weeks or if it get worse, then go see a specialist.

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Last updated Jan 28, 2015

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