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Ankle Sprain Not Healed
I had a moderate ankle sprain that healed I use ankle brace daily & at the end of the day my ankle & foot are swollen & painful what is wrong with it?
Too much strain from: The sprain causing swelling in the brace used. Need to elevate leg at the end of the day to drain the extra lymphatic fluid so it goes back to your heart. And remain off your sprained foot as much as you can with it elevated throughout most of the day until it heels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
High ankle sprain hasn't healed since it was sprained 8 months ago. It only hurts if I walk on my toes, or twist the foot. What to do besides rest?
It started off with an ankle sprain to this day I have chronic swelling and my leg is extremely hard. Also when you squeeze my leg it hurts terribly.. I had a grade 2 ankle sprain and it healed well. After going to pt a couple times i started bruising. Li
See orthopedist: If you have an ankle sprain that has been painful for several weeks and is not improving i would recommend seeing an orthopedist. An evaluation and appropriate tests will help determine if there is internal damage that may require physical therapy or other forms of treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a foot/ankle sprain that hasn't healed after 3 months no fracture i'm worried what's wrong?
Have it evaluated.: Swelling may last a long time following a foot or ankle injury. An x-ray can show if there is an underlying fracture. The x-rays may be falsely negative initially in cases of small stress fractures. You may have a soft tissue injury if it is just a sprain and may have damaged the muscle, tendon, or ligaments in the area. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had ankle sprains that never healed properly and they always seem to feel "off track" and achy after several years.Why?
When do I know if fibula break and sprained ankle is completely healed. What should I be able to do? Still can't stand on both ankles
Maybe: Best test is to get a x-ray of your leg. You could potentially be able to walk and be able to do all sorts of task even with fractured fibula. ...Read more
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
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