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A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
Ankle sprain: To heal a sprained ankle, it depends on the severity of the 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! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Swelling is usually the last symptom to go away after the injury. The severity of the sprain, whether the ligaments are partially or completely torn has a major bearing on the healing rate. Ice and compression are quite helpful and physical therapy modalities can hasten healing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A month ago I sprained my ankle by twisting it out hiking, neither the pain or swelling has gone down. How long should it take to heal a sprain?
Aggressive treatment: Unfortunately sprains can sometimes take longer to heal than broken bones. Make sure you had x-rays to rule-out a fracture. Next, treat it aggressively with ice, compression, elevation and immobilization (either with an ankle brace, splint or boot). If you are not doing any portion of the above, i would start. A bad ankle sprain should be treated by a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: How bad the sprain was could be anywhere from day or two to couple of months. Rest, ice, compression, elevation immediately after the injury is helpful. Bracing the ankle is a good idea following a bad sprain, physical therapy can be helpful if there is residual pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does the swelling of a sprained ankle persist? I sprained my left ankle for the second time and after almost 5 weeks it is still swollen.
Recently,I had a toe fracture and the swelling last for 6weeks and it still swelling. Normally how long does toe fracture and the swelling heal?
Toe fracture: Bone fractures might take 4-6 weeks to heal. However, if treatment is not adequate, healing can be delayed or it might heal incorrectly causing chronic pain and swelling. For toe fracture, if you don't splint/buddy-tape the injured toe or you continue with physical activities using that toe, fracture might not heal and you continue to have pain and swelling. ...Read more
Bone healing swells: When an injury involves bone, it can take months. The older we get, the longer it lasts. It generally takes a bone 6 weeks to heal. This is the main part of healing. From then on, the bone can take up to one year to remodel itself to completion. Physical therapy seems to speed up the process using various techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does swelling last with a sprain? Sprained foot 4 days ago. Swelling still the same and bruising beginning to show. Xrays were negative.
A while: I am not sure if you have compression applied to the sprain. If not you need it. Remember this with almost any injury RICE... Rest Ice Compress Elevate Usually this will take about 2-3 weeks to heal, but I would ask the doctor to apply at least ace wrap to your foot. See a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for swelling to go down on sprain ankle if I sprained the same ankle 9 yrs ago. I've been in a splint for 5 weeks now
A leg up....: This depends on the severity of the sprain and the amount of soft tissue damage incurred from the injury. The sprain of nine years ago may have some effect, but it is hard to be sure. Post sprain physical therapy should speed the process of swelling reduction up. Ask your doctor how he is going to deal with the edema. ...Read more
Ankle sprain: Mild ankle sprains swelling no bruising, resolve in 1-2 weeks. Moderate sprains where there is bruising may take 4-6 weeks and severe sprains with bruising and ligament or bone damage require immobilization or surgery which will take 3- 6 months to resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my ankle 6 weeks ago. X-rays taken, no fractures. The outside is swollen by bone, how can I tell if its fluid or swelling for sure?
Ultrasound: Musculoskeletal ultrasound is being used more often for detecting soft tissue abnormalities such as tendon tears, joint effusions, and cellulitis. Ultrasound would show fluid in tendon sheaths and joint vs subcutaneous soft tissue swelling. Radiographs show better abnormalities affecting bones such as fracture, tumor, and bone infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dislocated ankle injury a month ago their still swelling and pain how long before fully healed and swelling and pain to go away?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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