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Class 3 Ankle Sprain
I have a everted class 3 ankle sprain but the outside of myankle is swollen. When I jump my edl muscle hurts and I fall down. When can I jump again?
When you can jump: That will need a period of rest and rehabilitation. If you can't jump your body is telling you it's not ready. Make sure you are following up with your neighborhood podiatrist or orthopedist for a full exam. ...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
How long will a class 3 everted ankle sprain take to heal? How should I treat it? And why does it feel like it burns after I walk?
I have a third degree ankle sprain, been 8 weeks and I can't walk. I also can't move my last three toes what do I do?
See your doctor: The toe dysfunction may be related to your immobilization. However, this is a challenging question to answer without knowing more about your injury and examining you. Rehab/physical therapy is imperative after just about every ankle sprain. There's a good chance that rehab. Will also get those toes moving again. ...Read more
I had a grade three lateral ankle sprain 2mnths ago but the lateral side of my knee has hurt worse than my ankle. Knee buckles towards medial side.
Knee ligament injury:
There is a chance that you stretched out or tore your lateral collateral ligament of the knee especially if the pain is on the outside portion of your knee. If the pain is on the inner aspect of your knee you may have torn your meniscus
Get examined by an orthopedic surgeon. Any "sprain " that has pain and symptoms more than 6-8 weeks warrants an exam. ...Read more
Persistant pins and needles with numbness on top of foot three weeks after severe ankle sprain. Nothing helps, ankle feels fine. Treatments? Relief?
Tell your doctor...: After 3 weeks from an ankle sprain, symptoms should have subsided if you've been properly examined and treated. If scar tissue formed in the area, you may be getting compression on an adjacent nerve. Get your ankle examined properly. An mri/ct would probably be best to examine the soft tissue. Your doc will probably rule out structural and vascular problems too. Get checked. ...Read more
Feet get red after walking. Veins buldging. Left foot and ankle discoloured since ankle sprain over three years ago. How do I prevent feet from redness?
Blood vessels.: There is a host of reasons why your feet get red and the veins bulge after walking. More than likely it is tied to the way the blood flows to the feet, supplies the tissues and then returns back up the leg. Medications, blood vessel health, capillary return are just a few possibilities. You would be best served to have a thorough evaluation before any action is taken. ...Read more
How long should I disallow my ankle to bear weight after a 2nd degree ankle sprain? I didn't start from day 1. Is it too late to start at week 3?
Let me explain: If you have some kind brace on your ankle? If you do you could bear weight on it as son you could. ...Read more
Yes concern: It may be time to get another opinion to see what the problem really is. ...Read more
What symtoms should I have with high ankle sprain grade 2 with crutches full weight bearing for 3 weeks, on week 8 and a half since injury?
Hopefully little: What exactly is crutches full weight bearing? Crutches usually implies non weight bearing....Sprains can take time to heal, I would recommend you wearing an ankle brace when you are weight bearing. ...Read more
3 months after 2nd grade ankle sprain. Injured ankle a lot smaller and more bony than the normal one around inner ankle. Indicate anything wrong?
No: You are having some atrophy from non use ...Read more
3 weeks after ankle sprain. Swelling subsided. Is it ok to start walking normally? Can this cause ankle to worsen again when it's not strong enough?
Ankle sprain 8 months ago. Till now, mild chronic ptt pain at inner ankle. Seen 3 orthopaedists, custom insoles, physio, nothing works. Who can help?
Need more work up: At this point I would see a rheumatologist. The orthopedic work up is failing to find a source for the chronic pain. Gout would be higher up on the list and may be missed by the typical mechanical / structural examination initially done by orthopedics. Gout can present after mild trauma. There may be other types of chronic inflammation. I would see a specialist now. ...Read more
4 weeks post Grade 2/3 High ankle sprain, still on crutches unable to bear weight, Does this seem normal? Already received MRI and did extensive damage
Normal: Sprain are actually harder and longer to heal than fractures. Sprains are ruptured muscle fibers that bleed into the belly of the sprained muscle and cause swelling and pain. The problem is that in order to heal, the muscle can't be totally immobilized as can a bone (i.e. via cast or fixation). It will take time. ...Read more
R.I.C.E.: Rest the ankle, ice the ankle, compress the ankle (with ace bandage), elevate the ankle above the level of your heart. But see a doctor first to make sure u don't have an avulsion fracture or compromise of the blood flow. ...Read more
As soon as possible after an injury, such as a knee or ankle sprain, you can relieve pain and swelling and promote healing and flexibility with RICE-Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.
http://www. Webmd. Com/first-aid/tc/rest-ice-compression-and-elevation-rice-topic-overview ...Read more
It depends...: Some sprains are severe, involve multiple ligaments and create joint instability, possibly requiring surgery. Some are very mild and only involve rest. The same variability occurs with fractures. Some fractures are unstable and require hardware fixation. Some fractures only require brief immobilization. The key is an accurate diagnosis, very specific treatment advice and often rehabilitation. ...Read more
A sprain or strain: Rest, ice, compression, elevation (rice). It could be a fracture (broken bone) a sprain (torn ligaments) or a strain (strecthed out ligaments). Have a physical exam by a podiatrist to make sure which one it is and follow the treatment recommendations. Sometimes, just a compressive wrap is needed, maybe a splint or a walking boot. It's tough to say exactly without an exam. ...Read more
RICE: Rest, ice, compressiion, immobilization. See a podiatrist. You may need more extensive treatment. ...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 more
Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained your ankle--some 25, 000 people do it every day.
http://www. Aofas. Org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle. Aspx ...Read more
Many possible signs: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read more
Ankle Sprain: Typical interventions include rest, ice, compression, and elevation of the injured area. Stay off the foot completely for at least a week. Vitamin c & beta-carotene may help the body make more connective tissue; bromelain may decrease inflammation. Depending on specific symptoms, homeopathic remedies such as arnica, ruta, and bryonia can help. Also, turmeric may help reduce swelling. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Swelling may last a long time following a foot or ankle injury. An x-ray can show if there is an underlying fracture. 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 more
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. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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