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Spraining The Inside Of The Ankle
Ankle sprain: Swelling and pain are the first signs of an ankle sprain. It is more common to sprain the outside part of the ankle rather than inside, back, or front. Swelling generally occurs around the area of sprain and bruising may be present too. Getting it checked out by your pcp or referred for further evaluation for severity and treatment. ...Read more
-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
Get examined: Have your ankle evaluated properly with a clinical examination as well as xrays. Don't try to treat this by yourself. ...Read more
See below: There is usually some type of trauma or injury followed by bruising, swelling and pain. ...Read more
Bio-mechanical stress: Female asks etiology of ankle sprains. Commonly, ankle turns under, inverts, as foot meets ground surface in uneven fashion, whereby medial foot hits first & upper body tilts contra-laterally. Oft occurs in rough & tumble sports, stepping wrong off curb or into chuck-hole. Women w. Hypermobility Syndrome & lax ligaments commonly report having had multiple ankle sprains as children. Gravity rules! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-inflammatory medication may help with the pain and swelling. Once improved, mobilization and physical therapy can help restore strength and function. Healing times may vary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: A sprain occurs when your ankle is forced to move out of its normal position, which can cause one or more of the ankle's ligaments to stretch or tear. Examples of situations that can result in an ankle sprain include: a fall that causes your ankle to twist landing awkwardly on your foot after jumping or pivoting walking or exercising on an uneven surface. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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