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Can I Run With A Sprained Ankle
Would not advise: If you wear a brace and have no pain then his is a better scenerio. ...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
Sprained ankle 3 months ago. Started running again now it is achy and hurts worse than it was. If i just push through will it get better or worse?
I've been given crutches for a simple sprained ankle do u know how long i will be on them for? This was from a hockey ball hitng it and also running
Sprained ankle five months ago and still doesn't feel well. I can't dance or run on it at all. What should I do to make it feel 100%? Is it too late?
See ORS: Residual pain and / or instability 5 months after an ankle sprain is not normal. See an ors for evaluation. Sometimes u may have a small 'chip' on your talus, 'scar tissue' forming in your ankle( impingement) or an incompletely healed ankle ligament. Exam, x-rays and MRI can differentiate. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If you have significant pain, you should rest the area. Ankle braces to however help support the area by applying compression and restricting the range of motion. Consult with your physician whether or not you would benefit with using a brace with your type of injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ankle sprain about 4 months ago and it was treated, but now sometimes when i run i get pains on the outside of ankle where sprain occured.
Have it re-evaluated: Ankle pain following and injury may last a long time. The pain may be due to a fracture, sprains, arthritis, or a soft tissue injury involving the tendon, ligaments or nerves . Have the foot evaluated so that you may get the appropriate care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I sprained my ankle last night running. What's the healing time like for a sprained ankle? Should i go see a doctor?
About to have ankle debridement and bone fragments removed as result of ankle sprain last nov. Will i be able to return to distance running?
16 week post low fib fx and ankle sprain. Was running and felt sudden sharp pain. Now have swelling and extreme pain to touch. Could be reinjury?
Yes: Yes, could be reinjury or a new injury. Probably should go see your doc to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Past March high ankle sprain. Hurts after 30sec of running. Hard to lift when running . Hurts horribly when walk on uneven spots. Cracks are painful.
Ankle Sprains: Recovery from an ankle sprain requires RICE therapy (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Generally, complete avoidance of sports is recommended until pain free, and gradual return to regular activities as tolerated after that. High ankle sprains take longer to recover (6 weeks or longer), and may require additional interventions such as the use of a walking boot or physical therapy. ...Read more
56 yo male sprained ankle it's been 5 days. Still less than 20% weight bearing today very red Started vomiting and running fever of 101.4?
16 week post low fib fx and ankle Sprain. Running yesterday and had sudden sharp pain. Today bruised & swollen, diff walking. Could be Reinjury?
Yes: Could be reinjury or new injury. Probably should go see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Slight fracture to lower fibula and ankle sprain 16 weeks ago. Still can not run and still have significant swelling. Normal?
Sprained ankle 3 years ago (2nd degree). No treatment.Took up running ~3mo ago. Old injury swells .2in bigger than other ankle. No pain. Normal?
Not normal.....: Your situation is not normal, but thank goodness it is not painful. The best thing you should do for yourself is to undergo a podiatric specialty evaluation or orthopedic evaluation in the very near future. Imaging studies (MRI) could be very helpful at seeing how the old Class II Ankle Sprain actually healed up two years ago. ...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 1 more doctor answer
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