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How Long Before You Could Walk On Ankle Sprain
Severe ankle sprain in soft cast during the day or bandage for home, i take it off to sleep. How long before i can let the crutches go and walk on it?
Healing times vary: Healing times may vary depending on the individual and on the severity of the injury. Pain and swelling may last a long time. The pain and swelling will usually improve over the course of the first few weeks. When you are able to put pressure on it without any significant pain and instability you may be able to wean yourself off of the crutches. Consult with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
I had a high ankle sprain 01-14 had orif with a screw had cast 8 weeks. How long before i walk pain free? Going to pt 3x week.Cast off one week ago...
Is it possible that your ankle can be 4 inches above the socket and have a high ankle sprain can walk how long will that take to heal?
How long will a class 3 everted ankle sprain take to heal? How should I treat it? And why does it feel like it burns after i walk?
Sprained ankle, 2 ortho, says bilateral and hi ankle sprain, can't af PT- 3 months, still sprained and painful, can't walk long- want surgery- y-n?
If MR torn ligaments: & x-rays show some spread of the tib/fib & widening of the ankle mortise, i would say surgery. Doing it now has a much better outcome than if down the road U need a reconstruction. B sure U C a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon,who practices foot & ankle. ...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
Broke my distal tibia & got severe high ankle sprain. Cast for 6 months. How long will my ankle, hip, and back be in pain when I walk? :(
Severe ankle sprain 8 days ago. Still can't walk, top of foot numb, bruising severe. How long should take to heal? Can i damage further trying to walk
Ankle sprain: Normal healing of a sprained ankle takes several weeks (on average). If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will take longer than a "normal" sprain. Yes, a sprain can get worse. Usually 3-4 weeks of rest, icing, antiinflammatory meds (like advil or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should be normal. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should my ankle sprain swelling have gone by day 5? Was only mild sprain could walk afterward, its just still really swollen and a little sore now.
What will happen to your injured foot if you rarely walk for months after an ankle sprain Could plantar f. and metatarsalgia occur once walking again?
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