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A 19-year-old male asked:

I sprained my ankle 5 months ago and am only now seeking treatment. is physical therapy an option or is surgery necessary?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jason Rudolph
29 years experience
Therapy: The most common treatment remains therapy. If the ligaments are chronically stretched out, and you remain unstable despite , then therapy may become an option
Dr. Srikanth Mahavadi
Specializes in Podiatry
Depending on your symptoms you need proper evaluation, you can have soft tissue or bone injury, see a physician for an x ray evaluation.
Feb 12, 2015

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