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Gymnast With Dorsal Flexation Pain After Severe Ankle Sprain
Blood: Blood travels and spreads around the area of injury. It can go down all the way to the toes and if you've been elevating the leg, it can track upwards as well. Nothing to worry about. It will turn several pretty colors before it's done. ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of ankle sprain would coincide with loud popping and severe pain that feels like being stabbed?
A significant one: The "popping" is the tearing of ligaments (hopefully not bone) keep in mind if it is only a sprain, the torn ligaments are attached to bone. Sometimes a sprain of the ankle can entail an avulsion fracture(ligament taking a piece of bone with it) x-rays should be taken with such an injury. If any part of the foot is sore, this should also be x-rayed. Rice-rest, ice, compression, elevation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For how long after a severe ankle sprain should I wear a supportive brace? It has been 5 weeks and I am still walking with a limp.
Varies: It varies a somewhat based upon the severity of the sprain. The fact that you are still limping when you walk suggests you are not fully healed. You may want to schedule a follow up appointment to make sure it was nothing more than a sprain. One way to see if you are ready to come out if the support is to try it without and see. You will know then if you are ready. Follow up appointment. ...Read more
Regular bracing, physio post 37wks of severe ankle sprain.Still pain on weightbearing for 10min.Mri 3month back-2 torn lig.How long physio 2B continued?
Foot and ankle : At 37 weeks out you should be under the care of a podiatric or orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. Surgery may just be the best option for you, then followed with physician directed physio. Plorotherapy and or prp can be tried if your surgeon agrees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a very severe ankle sprain 6 wks ago with massive swelling. Still very swollen, have start up pain, and crepitus when moving it. What is this ?
Expected swelling: It is common to have residual ankle swelling after a severe sprain. Ligament injury can take many weeks to fully heal and may result in residual ankle instability. Formal physical therapy, supportive shoe wear, compression hose and elevation of the ankle at the end of the day are helpful. Rarely ligament reconstruction is necessary if persistent sprains occur and nonoperative measures fail. ...Read more
I had a severe ankle sprain 9 months ago. 2 months later began training for full marathon b4 completely healed. Finished, but now i can't even walk without pain and bruising. Is this normal? How long?
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
Can overweight cause pain in ankle n lower leg while weightbearing post 11 mnths of severe ankle sprain?Weightbearing activity of 10 minutes causes pain
Will it hurt to wait on consult for severe ankle sprain? can walk on it. just swollen with burning pain at rest around ankle band & w lateral movement
I wouldn't wait BUT: Perhaps, one advantage to waiting on an ankle sprain to see anybody (such as X-ray) would be to give swelling a chance to be under control. So you could be doing typical R.I.C.E. maneuvers of ice, elevate, & compress ankle & this is therapeutic. You should NOT be walking on it....even if you "can" until seen by a doctor....unless living in the bush and even then, I'd get the tribal doc to clear. ...Read more
Onset of severe pain in left limb on weight bearing.history of severe ankle sprain 3yrs ago.Was put in cast for 3 wks followed by PT then.Why pain now?
Hard to say: It really would take a detailed exam and appropriate studies to determine the cause of your pain; I would encourage you to be seen for it. ...Read more
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