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Delayed healing: The tendons that are sprained may never heal and you may develop a chronic problem ...Read more
Ankle inner tendon strain. Immobilize n rest with inflatable stirrup. It's more than 3 1/2 months. Still pain. Continue immobilize, rest n stirrup?
How would one heal an anterior ankle impingement? It's been 5 months since injury. I heard you can immobilize, is that true? Is surgery the only way?
One could attempt : A period of immobilization in order to calm down any inflammation. But, by definition impingement implies a structural deformity usually in this case with bony prominences or spurs. Removing them eliminates the impingement. The surgery has a high success rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two 5th metatarsal fractures avulsion and jones on my left foot and was only given cast which only reaches up to my ankle so doesn t really immobilize the foot is it going to heal it has been 5 weeks and the pain swelling hasn t subsided at all?
Discuss with doctor: Discuss your concerns with your doctor. Without examining and reviewing x-rays it is difficult to accurately assess. Jones fractures are often slow to heal and sometimes require surgical management. Are you non-weighbearing. I would hope so since this is usually required for healing. I would also look for pain to be subsiding as time goes on. At best this will take 6 weeks for bone to heal. Ask dr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If a ruptured ligament and a torn ligament in the ankle are never immobilized during treatment can they heal properly?
I have two torn ligaments in my ankle (mri) I have been immobilized for 8 weeks and my ankle doesn't seem to be improving, is surgery the next step?
Yes : If immobilized properly. See specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more