A 56-year-old member asked:
Broken ankle or sprain, how can I tell?
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Dr. Eric Tepper answered
40 years experience in Podiatry
X-rays: An x-ray would confirm whether a bone is broken. An MRI would be needed to determine in a ligament were torn (sprain). Stress x-rays could be done to determine ligament damage, but may be too painful to perform without appropriate anesthesia.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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