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How Long To Wear A Bolt For A Sprained Ankle
At least 3 weeks..: Hello, Tendon and ligament healing take about 4 weeks based on many studies, passive range of motion is allowed during week 3 and active range of motion is allow come week 4. With an ankle sprain depending on what ligaments and how bad they were involved i would say at least 3 weeks of offloading/protected weight-bearing would be appropriate. Feel Better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
May vary: Healing rates depend on various factors. In general bone may take 4-8 weeks to heal. For fifth metatarsal base fracture the healing may be delayed due to a limited blood supply in that area. You may be placed in a cast initially and then be asked to wear a rigid walking boot for the remainder of the healing process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: If your sprain was bad enough to be in a cast and not in a boot i would leave it on for 2-3 weeks. Removal of the cast will allow range of motion but it would still need to be protected either w/ crutches a boot or ankle brace. If we can allow range of motion and protect from additional injury we can heal the ankle up faster. Re injury early on is a real possibility and needs to be protected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it usually take for a sprain ankle take to heal? can you play soccer with a sprained ankle
Six weeks & RICE: An ankle sprain is a serious musculoskeletal injury that accounts for 1 of 10 ER visits in the US and cause pain, swelling and bruising on the outside of the joint. Rest, ice, compression and elevation are basic. Most ankle sprains occur during jumping, pivot and explosive kick sports like soccer and basketball. Return to sports for a grade l ankle sprain is 2 weeks. Six for grade lll! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on site/bone: There is no fixed time, as you may need physical therapy following the removal of cast.And it is also dependant on the site/bone involved and type of fracture you should alwas consult your orthopedic doctor on the follow up visits when you can return to training.Never do it without clearance from your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle sprain: Mild ankle sprains swelling no bruising, resolve in 1-2 weeks. Moderate sprains where there is bruising may take 4-6 weeks and severe sprains with bruising and ligament or bone damage require immobilization or surgery which will take 3- 6 months to resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The avulsion fracture may or may not heal with bone, depending on how displaced it is. It may heal with scar tissue, which is ok too. The combination of these injuries usually takes around 4-8 weeks to heal, depending on the severity. The pain will improve before this, however. ...Read more
Depends: It will depend on your general health, any chronic diseases, medications you are on, age, how much rest you can give the hip, the therapy you get or receive, and your state of general nutrition. Most thing like this, if treateed properly wlll heal in 4-6 weeks. It could be shorter or could be longer. See a reputable orthopedist, sports medicine doctor or physiatrist (rehab doctor) and get evalu. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: A number of factors can affect bone healing- how badly fractured it is, whether it is still in alignment, what the treatment is, and if you smoke, drink a lot of soda and/or caffeine, among other factors. Usually, a time frame of 4-6 weeks is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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