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Doctor insights on: Did I Tear A Ligament In My Ankle Rolled It And Very Swollen On The Outside

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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I sprained ankle 4 days ago . Tear to lateral ligament . Still severely swollen, black and blue and painful. Shouldn't there be slight improvement by?

I sprained ankle 4 days ago . Tear to lateral ligament . Still severely swollen, black and blue and painful. Shouldn't there be slight improvement by?

No: If you had a grade 3 sprain of your ankle ( severe) then you shouldn't expect much improvement @ 4 days.Swelling, discoloration are the norm. @ 2 wks you should be better but it may take 4-6 wks. For it to resolve.Consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation, x-rays to rule out a fracture and treatment guidelines.Best of luck! ...Read more

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Whats the probability of a ligament tear(s) with a severe inversion ankle injury ... Ankle very swollen and bruised still in pain waiting ok for mri?

Whats the probability of a ligament tear(s) with a severe inversion ankle injury ... Ankle very swollen and bruised still in pain waiting ok for mri?

Not uncommon: An ankle sprain is just about any thing but a fracture. It may involve just stretching the ankle ligaments to complete tears. The MRI would confirm this and may help the doctor with his treatment regimen. ...Read more

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How do you tear an ankle ligament?

How do you tear an ankle ligament?

Ankle sprain: Severly inverting or everting your ankle or rotating around a planted foot can tear your ankle ligaments. ...Read more

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Ankle ligament tear, what is the recovery time?

Ankle ligament tear, what is the recovery time?

6-12 weeks: It really depends on which ligaments are injured and how badly they are torn. Many ankle ligament injuries heal nonoperatively while others require surgery for stabilization. ...Read more

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What to do if I had my ankle ligament tear 3 months back ,till little pain and can't run..and putting more pressure make it twisted and pain again?

What to do if I had my ankle ligament tear 3 months back ,till little pain and can't run..and putting more pressure make it twisted and pain again?

See doc/pt/surgery: you should see a physician, get xrays. initially often times physical therapy to improve strength, swelling, and propioception can help, if still have significant problems with normal xrays, sometimes an mri, arthroscopic surgery and or ligament stabilization surgery is required. ...Read more

Did (Definition)

DID is an acronym for "Dissociative identity disorder" or "Multiple personality disorder" (psychiatric disorders). It is also ...Read more