A 20-year-old female asked:
i sprained my ankle two weeks ago in soccer. it had healed but i reinjured my ankle last tuesday and i can't sprint. what should i do?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Joel Cooperman answered
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Imobilize,rest: you need to get a lace up type ankle brace. Another two weeks of rest would be more helpful. Most ankle sprains will take 2 to 4 weeks to heal if it was truly sprained. You're a little young to use advil, but 200 mg three times a day might be helpful..
Answered on Oct 31, 2016
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