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Is it possible to sprain the top of your foot?

Is it possible to sprain the top of your foot?

Yes: Are muscle, tendons and ligaments that can be possible injured. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-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


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Foot has been swollen 1 week very sensitive to touch across the top i didn't twist it or sprain I do wear flat sandals a lot what can I do for it?

Foot has been swollen 1 week very sensitive to touch across the top i didn't twist it or sprain I do wear flat sandals a lot what can I do for it?

Elevate and ice: You can elevate your foot and apply ice. You should consult a podiatrist , an orthopedist or your primary physician as an x ray should be done to rule out o possible fracture. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor,I sprained myvankle,it became swollen,but the top of the foot now appears swolen?

Hi Doctor,I sprained myvankle,it became swollen,but the top of the foot now appears swolen?

Not unusual..: what are you doing for treatment for either of these conditions??? see a podiatrist or orthopedist for confirmation of dx and treatment. ...Read more

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If top of my foot is sore. How do I know if it's a sprain?

If top of my foot is sore. How do I know if it's a sprain?

Usually trauma or: Overuse cause a sprain. The events leading up to the soreness would help with the diagnosis. Your doctor can determine this. X-rays or other diagnostic techniques may be used if there is any uncertainty. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle last week and the swelling still isn't down it is now purple on the top of my foot what's wrong?

I sprained my ankle last week and the swelling still isn't down it is now purple on the top of my foot what's wrong?

Ankle Sprain: Have you seen anyone to have it checked. Need at least an x-ray to make sure there is no fracture. Use rice rest ice compression and elevation and get checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

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