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How Long Does A 2nd Degree Sprained Foot Take To Heal
Depends: Depends on how it is treated but an average would be 8-12 weeks. ...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
Ankle sprain: Severe ankle sprains could take 6 to 8 weeks for the pain to resolve. The best thing to do to treat the ankle sprain as quickly as possible is to rest, ice, compress, and elevate the ankle on a daily basis. You may want to also use an ankle brace to help stabilize the ankle to allow ligaments to heal. ...Read more
How long does it takes a grade 2 sprain to heal? I had my sprain from january but am feeling pain wen I put my foot under heavy things and try to lift
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I sprained my foot not my ankle its been 3 weeks already and I still feel pain and its a little bit swollen too, how long does it take to heal?
How do you: Know you didn't break or fracture a bone? I think an x-ray would be prudent. Also, at bare minimum the foot should be braced or immobilized. ...Read more
How long would a mid-foot sprain take to heal? I have had pain for over 5 weeks now. There is no swelling but the foot feels unstable and hurts after exercise.
Re-Evaluate.: Mid-foot sprains need to evaluated with a higher degree of focus. It is not unusual to have foot immobilized for 5 weeks followed by varying degrees of boots and walkers. If your foot was not evaluated by a specialist in mid foot injuries, then you need to find one, more sooner than later. This is one of those instances where it is better to over treat than under treat. ...Read more
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 (ibuprofen) or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should be normal. Hope that helps! ...Read more
3rd degree inversion: A severe 3rd degree inversion ankle sprain takes longer than 3-4 weeks and may need surgery to stabilize the multiple ligament tears. Due to the severity, you may have internal ankle joint damage as well and may need surgical stabilization procedures which can take up to 3-6 months to heal. Best of luck. ...Read more
Depends on severity: Majority of sprains involve the outside or lateral side of the ankle, affecting the anterior talofibular ligament. If injury mainly involves this ligament and is mild will significantly improve in 3-4 wks. More severe injuries affecting additional ligaments could have some lingering symptoms for 6-8 wks. Initially elevate, ice and modify activity to avoid exacerbation of pain ...Read more
Depends: There are several factors that influence the time an ankle sprain takes to heal. Amount of ligament damage, your treatment for it, general health, and any previous injuries to the ankle. Get a good diagnosis, early treatment and protect it as it heals (brace) make sure to finish a rehab program to decrease the chance of reinjury. ...Read more
3-6 weeks: Usually 3=6 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Early treatment: Depending on the extent of the injury and the early treatment provided, typically an ankle sprain may take 4-6 weeks to heal. If the ankle ligaments are not damaged, and there is no internal injury to the ankle, and with active physical therapy, the time can even be shortened. Of course prevention of re-injury is imperative. An ankel brace may be very valuable. ...Read more
About a week: But this may depend on how it is treated. ...Read more
10 weeks: It depends on the severity of the injury. Sprains can be grade 1 (strained), 2 (partial tear), or 3 (complete disruption of the ligament). Grade 1 tears typically progresse at a rate of 8 to 10% per week for 10 to 12 weeks. A grade 3 tear can take up to a year. After a sprain, you should do ankle stengthening exercises to prevent re-injury from occurring when you return to full activity. ...Read more
Several months: Depending on severity it can take several months. ...Read more
7-10 days: If truly minor than 7-10 days should do it. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the severity and the treatment being used. ...Read more
Rehab all, they vary:
Grade 1 sprain:
slight stretching of the ligament. 2-6 wks
grade 2 sprain:
partial tearing of the ligament. Abnormal looseness (laxity) of the ankle joint occurs.
grade 3 sprain:
complete tear of the ligament. Gross instability occurs. Usually 6 months or longer. ...Read more
The healing time depends on the degree of injury. Most sprains heal in 7-10 days, but severe ones can take longer. Be sure to RICE- rest, compress (ace wrap), ice (frozen peas), and elevate. Avoid running or jumping until symptoms resolve. If you are not better in 2 weeks, visit your doctor, because further testing may be needed. Hope this helps! ...Read more
How long does it take for a ankle sprain to complete heal and is it ok to wrap it when standing on it?
Ankle sprain: Depending on the severity of the ankle sprain, it can take from 4 to 8 weeks to heal. There are 3° of injury. One is a stretch of the ligaments, 2nd° is a partial tear of the ligaments. 3 degree is a total tear of the ligaments. 3rd degree tears take a good 8 weeks to heal. ...Read more
How long will it take my ankle to heal. I sprained it last week. I can't move it side to side without tons of pain and I'm non weight bearing?
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