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when after an ankle sprain can you play baseball?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
4 weeks typically: To heal a sprained ankle to play baseball quickly depends on severity of sprain. If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will take longer than a mild outside sprain. Usually 3-4 weeks of rest, icing, antiinflammatory meds (like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should the starting treatment. Hope that helped!
Answered on Aug 26, 2014
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
When it feels ready: Each injury may vary in severity. Generally, you should avoid aggressive play if you still have any significant pain.
Answered on Mar 8, 2014

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