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A 29-year-old female asked:

Ankle injury over 1year ago workmans comp injury xray and mri done told was sprained. has hurt every day since and getting worse could it still be a sprain?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Yes, but unusual: for simple sprain to cause persistent pain for this long. You should be seen by an orthopedic surgeon for accurate diagnosis and specific treatment.
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