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After My Ankle Opperation I Am Still In So Much Pain 8 Months On
Someone who weighs twice as much as I do stepped on my ankle a month ago. No one thinks it still hurts, so what is it and how can I fix it myself?
It depends ....: Pain and swelling is normal and may last for several months after a foot injury. Recovery depends on the location and type of fracture, the individuals healing ability, and the treatment. Factors that may speed your recovery include: immobilization, elevation, good nutrition, and physical therapy. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This is difficult to answer without knowing injury and/or surgical history. It may be post traumatic or post surgical. ...Read more
Get re-evaluated: Even with a sprain, which is mainly a soft tissue injury, you may have had an undetected bone/joint injury as well. The instability created by that kind of injury will cause a change in gait which can also affect the leg. You need to get rechecked. Options for treatment may include conservative means such as bracing or if the injury is severe, surgery may be warranted. ...Read more
Go see a doctor: It should be evaluated if it still causes sig problems at 1 wk post inj. ...Read more
Why does my ankle always still hurt like if it is broken and it pains a lot and I broke it once before I don't know what to do?
Anlke was broken a year ago can something else be woron it still hurts n swells up a lot n hurt at times to th touch around th ankle.?
Chronic Ankle Pain: Broken or sprained ankles can continue to be bothersome for a while. Swelling and discomfort can continue especially with weight bearing activities. I would see your orthopedic surgeon or physiatrist and have it evaluated. They need to make sure the fracture has healed. Therapy may be helpful. A condition called rsd or crps can complicate ankle fractures as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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