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A 30-year-old female asked:

I sprained my ankle about a month ago, i wore a moon boot for two week but now when i walk on my foot feels loose and twists very easily, at night to relieve the pain my foot has to be curved inwards. is this normal or should i go back to the doctor?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ankle sprain: Would go back to doctor , you may need some additional support like air cast splint for a while longer Ask about any damage to the syndesmosis-could it be grade II or higher. Also though initial x-rays were negative may consider repeat x-rays as sometimes fractures can be missed on the initial films f/u/ w /doc.
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
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I would advise you do rehab with a physiotherapist
Sep 13, 2019

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