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Ankle Sprain Not Healing
What to do if I have a sprained ankle that is healing. What is this mush like tissue under my skin?
Sprain: If there is ongoing pain and swelling after treatment consisting of restricted activity,strapping,elevation while sitting, cold or warm application for a week or two,taking nsaids like ibuprofen for a few days.then chronic damage is suspected and an orthopedic surgeon should be consulted for evaluation and treatment. Torn ligaments would be a possibility in that case. ...Read more
Yes: Anytime it flares up during a return to activity, it becomes 'acute' again which usually signifies inflammation. Ice is best for that. At that stage you can ice for 10 minutes then do a warm wet towel massage to the area to help move the fluid along as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hit in the ankle sprain.resulted rupture of a second degree & medical Gypsum has worked for 1month but after the conquest has not been wound healing?
I m overweight and aftr 9 mnths of ankle sprain i still hav bad pain on weightbearing (aftr 10 minutes of standing).Is overweight delaying healing time?
Sprained my ankle 10 mnths back, still in pain on weightbearing and m deficient in vit d3.Can deficiency of vit D3 delay in healing ankle sprain?
I am at 8 months post a severe ankle sprain. I still have poor stand & walk tolerance at less than 15 min. Pain on standing. The MRI showed a tear in the talocalcaneal lig & partial tear in post talofibular ligament. Should i be further in my healing than
Rest, ice, ace: ankle sprain can be initially treated with rest, ice, and compression with ace bandage or similar. Over the counter anti inflammatory meds (ibuprofen) can help with pain and swelling. A rehab program 5-10 days after is important for strengthening and preventing recurrence. See a foot/ankle specialist for a specific treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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