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How Long Will I Have To Wear Ankle Boot For Sprain
How long to wear an aircast boot for a 2nd to 3rd degree ankle sprain (ortho said it was "at least a moderate sprain")? It has been 3.5 weeks and i c
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Depends on severity.: Depending on the severity of the injury you may need an ace bandage, strapping of the ankle, an ankle support brace, a rigid walking boot, or a short leg cast. Have it evaluated by your podiatrist and see what is best for you. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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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?
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 moreGet help now ›
I have a high ankle sprain and i've been in a walking boot for 4 weeks. I tried walking today with no boot with pain. Should i remain in the boot?
Need more time: Yes need to stay in the walking boot for perhaps 4-6 weeks, depending on the severity of your sprain. Do not remove the boot and the bandage at this time as with any sprain the ligaments need time to heal. Also only under your doctor's advise you should remove the boot. ...Read moreGet help now ›
2days ago I fractured 5th metatarsal & sprained the ankle. I got a boot so do I really need to see an ortho?
Yes: This needs to be followed to make sure this heels correctly. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Cast to boot...: Depending on the severity of a sprain, many people can avoid a cast all together with the use of a walking boot and/ or crutches. If your physician has decided you need a cast then he/ she can provide you with an estimated time frame based on how much damage they noted with the physical exam, and any imaging that may have been ordered. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Just had cast removed Friday for severe ankle sprain. Now another for 2 weeks then boot for 4 weeks. Is this normal?
Its okay: Severe ankle sprains take a while to heal. By placing in a Cam walker (walking boot) the doctor is retaining and restrengthen your muscle which have not been used for 6 weeks. You should be getting back to "normal" activities soon. You may need some physical therapy and at times you may have pain while your body fully recovers. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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