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A 53-year-old female asked:
15 weeks after ankle sprain. can do toe raise, heel raise, stand one foot. inner ankle pain when walk. doc said muscle n ligament tight. what to do?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Sheskieranswered
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 41 years experience
PT then reevaluation: Most ankle sprains injure the outer ankle ligaments(inversion injury). The pain last1-6 weeks. If after 12 weeks with time and physical therapy pain persists , particularly if it it on the inner aspect an orthooedic re-evaluation is necessary. Ther emay be an occult fracture there, tendon or nerve injury as part of the original injury. Often a MRI or ct scan may help diagnose the problem.
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Dr. Thomas Inwoodanswered
Podiatry 37 years experience
Ankle: This can be common as ligaments heal with scar tissue and are sometimes tight after healing . Re-visit your treating physician and more radiographic studies may well be needed.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 27, 2019
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