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A 23-year-old female asked:

Sprained my ankle a week ago, been xrayed, muscles in foot keep spasming making it painful, what can i do to help? how long does this normally last

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: A severe ankle sprain needs to be immobilized to facilitate healing.
Dr. David Moats
Podiatry 37 years experience
Spasms/sprained: Spasms following an ankle injury can occur from muscle or tendon injury or from an abnormal walking pattern due to the injury. Often treated with immobilization and rest.

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