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How To Break Your Ankle Yourself
How to break your ankle easily on purpose i want to know how to break my ankle on purpose so i can get a cast and crutches
Splinting: Anything long and stiff can be made into a splint to hold broken bones stable. Books, brooms, and cardboard boxes have all been used. Sometimes it is just as easy to leave the bones in place and not move it at all. Splinting should also be done without moving the current position of the broken bone, even if it looks odd. In some cases, straightening can cause damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Does not make much sense, why would you want to this ? ...Read more
Typically: a few months depending on where it's broken and how your healing has progressed. Speak to your physician ...Read more
Brace intermittently: A bruised rib could be supported with a brace or other tightfitting garment, but it will be very important to remove the brace about every hour and take several very deep breaths to avoid an increased risk of pneumonia related to more shallow breathing while the brace is in place. Ice packs periodically and Acetaminophen may also be helpful. Ideally rest would be best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healing times vary: Pain is normal up to several weeks or months after an injury. Usually with immobilization pain should be somewhat controlled. Rest and elevation will keep the swelling and pain at a minimum and possibly improve your symptoms. Consult with you doctor as to how log you will need to use the brace. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ankle Sprain: Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained your ankle--some 25,000 people do it every day.? http://www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle.aspx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why?: I'm not quite sure i understand -- are you planning to break your own ankle? My honest answer is that this is a really bad idea. Ankle breaks are no fun, and depending on the injury, can be very complicated to repair and take a long time to heal. If it's attention you want, i suggest you (at 18?) speak with a trusted adult about your feelings -- and very possibly a therapist as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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