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How Long Will I Have To Wear Ankle Boot For Sprain
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
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
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
The dr will usualy : Base his decision o palpating the region of injury to see if you have pain, place ankle thru range of motion and watch you walk and ask for your feedback. This coupled with the amount of time that passed will help make his decision. 3.4-4 weeks is certainly sufficient time if your not feeling pain. It is important to do strength training excercises afterwards. I still say get clearance from Dr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I sprained my left ankle 3 weeks ago I seen a orthopedic surgeon 2 days after. I have a boot to wear I was wondering if I should go back before my app?
No: I think you mean going early to your appointment? if sprained ankle , ice over a sock and elevation if any edema/swelling, after 2-3 days you can do some range of motion in a bucket of warm water if you like , when walking use some support , no need to go early unless worse pain or color changes ...Read more
Can i still work out while wearing a walking boot? #nqlu I have a fractured bone in my foot due to an ankle sprain and must wear a walking boot for 6 weeks for the bone to heal. What type of exercises can I still engage in?
MRI and Xrays taken July showed bone bruise and a grade 2 ankle sprain. Fracture boot worn for 6 weeks. How long will rehab take?
How long?: Hard to be sure! Your doctor(s) must discuss this with you regularly! Do not be shy about asking! Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the specific diagnosis. If you have a simple ankle sprain that has improved to the point it is often not painful at all, you may not need any immobilization. If you are improving to the extent you are nearly back to normal, you might just give it more time. If you are having persistent episodes of intermittent pain, then I would be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I put my boot back on like i was told to for my sprain ankle and it is causing pain that i wasnt having.
Sprained my ankle badly a fewyears ago,recently again,it's been very painful.I've heard of people using walking boots for sprains.would that be good?
Be seen: It would probably be a good idea to be seen first, in part to make sure you have not sustained a more severe injury than an ankle sprain such as, for example, a fracture. Mild ankle fractures may not need any immobilization although sometimes an ace wrap can reduce swelling. Severe grade III ankle sprains can be treated for the short term with rigid immobilization such as cast or boot. ...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