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How Can You Ease The Ankle Pain From Torn Ligaments
Ligaments are defined as collagenn tissue structures that connect bones in and around joints. A classic example is the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee that provides stability o the bones of the knee joint and specifically connects the femur to the tibia. A torn ligament is simply any disruption ...Read more
I have torn ligaments/tendons in my ankle. Pt has shown some improvment, but i'm still in pain. Is surgery my only option left? Thanks
See below: Your doctor can try to immobilize you for a time. If there is a total tear then surgery is probably needed. There is a newer technique called prp which you can discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Sprained ankle 10mnths ago, still pain on weightbearing, but no instability.Mri(5mnths back)said 2 torn ligaments.Did extensive pt exs, bracing.Stil pain?
Have it evaluated.: Pain 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. If the pain has not improved with conservative measures surgery may be a good option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My ankle has a chipped bone and torn ligaments, should I get MRI or surgery? I hurt it a year ago in a cheer accident and still feel pain.
Pain in ankle on standing that worsens wth time, relieves wth rest.Did pt, bracing.9mnth old ankle sprain.I m ovrweight.Mri-2 torn ligaments.Wil it cure
Incurred an ankle fracture (bone chips) & torn ligaments 25 yrs ago. Daily pain with any weight bearing activity. How might surgery help?
Maybe: It depends on what your physical exam and xrays show. There are several procedures that may be considered aNd you could consider evaluation with your pmd and or orthopedic surgeon to discuss ...Read more
Sprained ankle 6 months ago still hurts swells when i walk or stand too long. No fracture, no torn ligaments. Feel a pulling pain from ankle up my leg?
Sprained ankle: See a podiatrist for a second opinion. ...Read more
I had a ankle fracture and torn ligaments back in 2008, is it normal to have pain in foot when driving for extended periods of time?
Possibly : First get it checked as there might be something that can help.Depending on the injury severity, no one can be 100%. We need to have the goal of making it as close to that as possible but due to the injury and subsequent healing/scar tissue/chondral injury there will be a reminder. Continue doing the physical therapy exercises you did after your injury, eat healthy, stay in shape and be positive. ...Read more
Depends on ligament: Ankle ligament rupture if chronic typically has instability and "giving way" as it's main symptom, this is the same for subtler instability. Midfoot ligament rupture is usually represented by pain an the medial side with a flat foot deformity. This represents either rupture of the ligament keeping the arch up or the junction of the hind foot and midfoot. It could also be represented by pain! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have weake ankles. I have had loads of sprains, broken 1 and torn ligaments in another. What can ido to make them stronger?
BAPS: I would recommend physical therapy and baps exercises. This stands for balance and proprioception. Go and buy a wobble board and start working with that. Otherwise there are some theraband exercises that pt can teach you (maybe you can find them on google). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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