A 41-year-old female asked:
sprained ankle yesterday. no swelling. pain to walk.am on walking vacation now and really want to participate.can i bandage it and go walk with others?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Corinne Kauderer answered
35 years experience Wound care
Sprained ankle: If you are in pain, see a doctor. Don't continue to walk on an injury. In Europe, the Pharmacist is a doctor and they can direct you to a specialist if needed. You should be using crutches to off load the ankle. Use ice, elevate and wrap up your ankle with athletic tape. But use the crutches to off weight bear the ankle. On cruise ships, they can take X-rays and they have crutches too.
Answered on Sep 24, 2016
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