A 28-year-old female asked:
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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
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A severe ankle sprain needs to be immobilized to facilitate healing.
Answered on Sep 28, 2014

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Nerve injusry: sounds like you injured nerves in your foot. I would get checked out. Did you lhave it xray'd??? Have you seen anybody?
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Depends...: On the severity of the injuries and the type of job that you have.
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XRay and Ortho: You might have damaged the joint and/or ligaments. Get an XRay to check it out. See an Orthopedic surgeon.

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