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A 23-year-old male asked:

how many minutes should i do ankle elevation ?

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Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Depnends on Diagnosi: For minor ankle sprains, 30 minutes every couple of hours may do it. For severe tibial plafond fractures you may be asked to keep the ankle above your heart for several days to help protect soft tissue swelling. In general if you are very swollen more is better.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Lots: If for swelling as oftern as possible.

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A 23-year-old male asked:

I have subchondral edematous contusion how many minutes should I do ankle elevation?

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Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
Occupational Medicine 36 years experience
Edema : As much as possible. 20 min per hour if possible.

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