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How do I get a boot for sprained foot?

How do I get a boot for sprained foot?

Doctor: You will need to see a doctor for an exam to make sure it is just a sprain and to see if a boot is really necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

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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I sprained my ankle a week ago. I've been using a boot and crutches since. When can I stop using them? Also when can I get back to sports?

I sprained my ankle a week ago. I've been using a boot and crutches since. When can I stop using them? Also when can I get back to sports?

Depends on : How bad a sprain it was. You stop using them and van return under the guidance of your treating physician. You may need physical therapy if the sprain was moderate to severe. ...Read more

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How bad dose your ankle sprain have to be to get a walking boot?

How bad dose your ankle sprain have to be to get a walking boot?

Any ankle sprain: It does not have to be bad at all. Ankle sprains generally require some kind of immobilization while you are going through the healing process. As for what device is used to immobilize that is up to the discretion of your healthcare provider. However, walking boots can be used for any grade of ankle sprain. ...Read more

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Do i require a walking boot and crutches because i sprained my foot and i cant put any pressure on it?

Yes and x-rays: If you can not weight bear, then you need to be examined and have x-rays to evaluate for fractures and signs of a severe sprain. A boot and crutches will likely be a prescribed treatment entity for you. ...Read more

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Have a sprained foot i'm wearing boot that doctor gave me.I was in shower slipped caught my whole weight on my bad foot.Its burning &numb?

Have a sprained foot i'm wearing boot that doctor gave me.I was in shower slipped caught my whole weight on my bad foot.Its burning &numb?

Get evaluated: Symptoms of nerve damage can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Neuropathy can develop as a result of a pinched nerve, trauma, drug side effect, and some diseases such as diabetes. See your physician. ...Read more

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