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Hoe To Spain An Ankle And Need Crutches
Painful ankle: Possibly, but it would be best if you took it easy over the next couple of days. You can use price therapy. If the pain is still the same after 10-14 days you should see a doctor and get some xrays. Since you have had repeated sprains you would be best served by asking for a podiatry referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulled muscles in ankle for 4 months... Used RICE and meds. What will an ortho recommend to help heal? Boot/cast? I need to keep it from reinjuring.
Knee injury. Np said to follow up with an ortho, limit walking, and get a brace. Knee pops when walking. Should I use crutches until follow up?
May have an ACL tear: Get to an orthopedic surgeon asap. Do not bother with braces. Crutches would help relieve the pain as long as someone shows you how to use them properly. Get to the surgeon asap to avoid more damage to the knee. You most likely will need an MRI of your knee, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally no: Ankle scopes requires two small 1cm portal incisions where cameras are used to evaluate the anke joint then to clean out synovitic tissue, loose bodies, or repair focal areas of cartilage damage. This would generally require a short boot or splint. If you had a scope assisted ankle fusion or or boney/structural procedure needing post op stability then a cast may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IF (just curious) an orthopedic prescribed a boot or cast to help heal Anterior Ankle Impingement, how long might I be in one?
For a 2nd grade ankle sprain with no fractures, should I use crutches or is it enough to wear an inflatable stirrup ankle brace? Or should I use both
Committing Fraud: It is possible, but if you are not paying for them then that would be an illegal and unethical act. If you want crutches you can rent them easily from most pharmacies. And, you may be able to borrow them from your local fire station. Many fire stations offer them as a community service. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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