A 21-year-old female asked:
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i sprained my ankle 5 days ago, it is still sore but the swelling and bruising have gone. how do i know if i need an ankle guard?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle sprain: It would be best if you are going to be doing activities where the risk of re injury are high to use an ankle brace to prevent re injury or further damage to the ankle ligaments.
Answered on Jul 11, 2020
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