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How To Play Soccer After A Broken Ankle
Ankle Reinjury: It is not wise to resume an explosive kicking pivoting sport like soccer with an ankle sprain and return to sport recommendations depend upon the severity of the sprain. In high grade sprains one or both lateral ligaments can be ruptured rendering the joint unstable. Continue ice and elevation and ankle support and protection using an ankle boot or at minimum a compression sleeve. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 weeks typically: For sprained ankles, rice is usually the first step toward rehab. Resting is obviously important but probably the hardest to do, icing around the area, compression with comfortable ace-bandage, and elevation. Taking antiinflammatory medication can be helpful the first few weeks. Also, getting over counter ankle bracing may help for more moderate sprains sprains. Read more
Blisters: Shin guards are a necessity when playing soccer. Bruises to the leg can possibly cause severe problems such as a compartment syndrome because there is little protection for the tibia in the front of the leg. Other than blisters from rubbing, I have seen few problems from wearing shin guards. Read more
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 more
Its been about a month since I sprained my ankle. When might I be able to play soccer and regain full mobility?
Progressive return: Once your pain & swelling is under control, you regain full range of motion & strength... You can use a home exercise program in many cases (band exercises, stretching, and balance) to help with the early stages of recovery, but as you return to sport (w/ brace) you should make sure you are able to perform the basics, before you try to fully practice/ play. If pain persists see md & have an x-ray. Read more
I know my ankle is not sprained but I play soccer and it feels really weak. I don't remember hurting my self. What can I do?
Will I be able to figure skate and play soccer on a sprained ankle I can walk as long as I don't bend my ankle I skate monday and play soccer on tues?
Depends: Difficult to say with the info given. If the sprain is just a day or two old with little swelling or bruising and it already feels better then a good taping and you're ready to go. On the other hand, if its a more severe sprain that has not been examined and its been more than a few days, then I would have your doctor see it first before you possibly make things worse by dong too much too soon. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right ankle hurts every time I move it inward to the left. I play soccer and I heard something crack about 2 weeks.
My uric acid is 7.71 mg I play soccer and had many ankle injuries. I woke up with a swollen ankle with pain. This has happened couple of times?
How long till I can play soccer or rugby after an ankle sprain. Sprained my ankle 7 weeks ago physio told me today I'm not allowed to play how long?
Function and pain: It's hard question to answer given no much information provided. If the sprain was mild and you've achieved pain free status with restored function, then you should be gradually starting to return to your pre-injury activities. Normally, 7 weeks would be enough time to recover in an uncomplicated ankle sprain, but you gotta be pain free and able to function enough to return back to playing. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain on the outside of my left leg below my knee. I feel it every time I step with that leg. Can feel it all the way down to my ankle. I play soccer.
Can I play soccer I sprained my ankle 2 months ago there is a hard bump on my ankle it hurts a bit to run can I play or do I have to wait and how long?
Not ready: With a a simple ankle sprain most non professional soccer players ca return in 2-8 weeks. When you can run, cut and jump without ok pain or a sense of weakness. Taping or ankle bracing may be required till strength to protect further sprains has occurred. The "hard lump...Hurts" is concerning. I would get it checked out before I resumed play. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I did an inversion sprain o my ankle last sunday and the swelling is practicly gone is it safe for me to play soccer again this sunday?
I got hit while playing soccer just above my right foot inner ankle and its been 4 weeks and I still feel pain I really am craving to play soccer again but there is this small bump like thing next to my ankle on the spot of contact please advice me when I
Best to visit: A foot and ankle specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I hurt my ankle I jumped and landed funny it is a little bruised and a little swollen it hurts to walk and move should I play soccer game in 2 nigh?
I play soccer and when I point my foot down. My foot hurts like in one spot near the talus navicular. By inside of ankle and top of foot?
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, primarily divided into soft tissue verse bone causes. Examples of soft tissue problems would be a tendonitis of the anterior tibialis muscle. From a bone perspective, a tarsal coalition or a accessory bone in that area can cause symptoms. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the cause. Read more
Cam Walker & PT: I use cam walkers and physical therapy you should get an x-ray I would not under treat this condition nsaids are also helpful for most patients riice = rest, ice, immobilizatiom, compression, elevation. Usually take 4 weeks to recover. May need an MRI see a podiatrist. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has hurt her ankle twice in one week playing soccer and it is swollen does she need an ex Ray?
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