A 45-year-old member asked:
how long will pain in my leg last after an ankle sprain?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Robert Kornfeld answered
40 years experience Podiatry
Ankle sprain: In most instances, simple sprains will heal in 4 to 6 weeks with immobilization and pt.
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
Dr. Jeffrey Kass answered
27 years experience Podiatry
Depends: How bad the sprain was could be anywhere from day or two to couple of months. Rest, ice, compression, elevation immediately after the injury is helpful. Bracing the ankle is a good idea following a bad sprain, physical therapy can be helpful if there is residual pain.
Answered on Dec 29, 2016
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