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Heel Pain After Ankle Sprain
-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
Had an ankle sprain. The doctor put me something like an elastic bandage but immovable. Now I'm feeling extremely heel pain. Normal?
Heel pain: The first right thing to do is to see your treating physician for assistance . ...Read more
I got a grade 2 ankle sprain 16 days ago.I can bear weight painless.But when i try to step i feel much pain in my left back of heel. When can I walk?
I got high ankle sprain, 4 weeks ago.Booted. My heel looks crooked big bump, swollen and brusing on opposite of ankle. More painfull. Stepping hurts.
More than a sprain: Who diagnosed the high ankle sprain? A bump on the heel not usually associated with high ankle sprain. Pain and deformity in the back of the ankle suggests an achilles injury or even heel bone fracture. A true high ankle sprain should always be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon because sometimes they need surgery if the ligaments between the tibia and fibula are completely torn. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6th week after ankle sprain. Do foot n ankle stretching n strengthening exercises, but feel pain doing heel cord stretch n calf raise. What to do?
I'm 3 weeks post ankle sprain and still have pain especially sharp pain in heel (im pretty much walking on my toes constantly). What should I be doing?
18 mo. Old ankle sprain w/instability. Tried p.T. Did not help. I can push back of heel along ground and ankle bone goes into ankle. What to try next?
Bad ankle sprain 8 days ago, still pretty tender to touch but can bw on heel ok is it ok to go back to work @ job where on feet all day w?
Not ok: If area is still tender, you should continue to rest ankle. If you have not yet seen either a podiatrist, orthopedist or sports medicine specialist and/or had x-ray evaluation you should do so. Ankle sprains involve damaged ligaments and sometimes tendons around the joint. It takes a very long time for these to heal and professional care is highly recommended. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
After a high ankle sprain 6 weeks ago, I am still experiencing discomfort at my achilles' tendon and heel when i plantar flex my foot. Why is this?
Ankle sprain 4 months ago. Did mri. Everything normal. Still have pain doing heel and calf stretch and turning foot to r with hand. What's wrong?
Time to heal: Likely nothing serious is wrong. If you are able to do normal daily activities, walking for example, without difficulty, you likely just need more time to heal. The only caveat to that would be if you have point tenderness when touching your ankle, it would be a good idea to follow up with the doctor you saw who ordered the MRI to assure there in no chronic problem limiting your recovery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
15 weeks after ankle sprain. Can do toe raise, heel raise, stand one foot. Inner ankle pain when walk. Doc said muscle n ligament tight. What to do?
How long does it take for a moderate ankle sprain to recover? I have had a history of foot and ankle problems over the past 20 years.
Depends: How bad the sprain was could be anywhere from day or two to couple of months. Rest, ice, compression, elevation immediately after the injury is helpful. Bracing the ankle is a good idea following a bad sprain, physical therapy can be helpful if there is residual pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After an acute ankle sprain the rule is price. Protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation. This will help to reduce the swelling, but you have to be proactive and consistent.
Stay off the ankle, and reduce activity which causes the ligaments to 'stretch' out. You want to protect the structures, and keep the ice on through the first week. Physical therapy can help a great deal as well. ...Read more
Brace : As long as there is no ligament tear( checked by a doctor) and if it is sprain, the discomfort and angular ion should get better. Key is that there should be no apparent or hidden injury, as that might need more treatment than just a brace n rest with ice pak application. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a grade 3 ankle sprain hurt it a month ago and now my hole foot is freezing cold...what should I do?
Ankle sprain, pain gets worse at night when I lie down and I always wake up in the night after I've moved my foot in an awkward position, help please?
Keep free & elevate: Staying in a position for a prolonged period can cause a sprained ankle to feel stiff and aggravate pain. You can try keeping the ankle out from under the covers so it's not "restricted" or could try elevating it up on a couple pillows while sleeping - elevation also helps with relieving swelling and overall pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is most commonly caused by an inflammation of the plantar fascia (plantar fasciitis), but by no means is it the only cause. There are many, many things that can cause your heel to hurt, and the only way to find out which one it is is to visit a podiatrist or orthopedist. A good history and physical together with x-rays and sometimes an MRI ...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
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