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I have 8 month foot sprain now. i didnt have a complete rest and treatment due to schedule but did go to see doctor and use brace.what should i do now?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Rest: Rest, ice, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (ibuprofen or naproxen or celecoxib) are typically the initial treatment of choice initially for musculoskeletal injuries. Foot injuries tend to take a long time to heal. If persistent and/or severe, consider a consultation with an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist or podiatrist. May need imaging depending on severity of symptoms and exam.

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Last updated May 9, 2015

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