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A 44-year-old member asked:

sprained both ankles badly. l is much worse. r already had stabilization surgery for past sprains 2 yr ago. is it ok to walk on r even if painful?

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Dr. Marshall Solomon
Podiatry 48 years experience
See your surgeon: Have your right ankle checked out. May benefit from strapping or ankle bracing.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a doctor: You need to be examined to make sure there is not a tear or fracture.

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A 28-year-old female asked:

Sprained both ankles badly. L is much worse. R already had stabilization surgery for past sprains 2 yrs ago. Is it ok to walk on r even if painful?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Not recommended.: Pain is your body's way of telling you there is something wrong....Listen to it.

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