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What makes a sprained ankle fast better?

What makes a sprained ankle fast better?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-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


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How might you heal a sprained ankle fast?

How might you heal a sprained ankle fast?

Ankle sprain: To heal a sprained ankle, it depends on the severity of the sprain. If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will take longer than a mild outside sprain. Usually 3-4 weeks of rest, icing, antiinflammatory meds (like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should the starting treatment. Hope that helped! ...Read more

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What should I do to make a sprained ankle heal fast?

What should I do to make a sprained ankle heal fast?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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What makes an ankle sprain fast better?

What makes an ankle sprain fast better?

Ankle Sprain: As soon as possible after an injury, such as a knee or ankle sprain, you can relieve pain and swelling and promote healing and flexibility with RICE-Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/rest-ice-compression-and-elevation-rice-topic-overview ...Read more

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How to get rid of the swelling from a sprained ankle, fast?

How to get rid of the swelling from a sprained ankle, fast?

Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-inflammatory medication may help with the pain and swelling. Once improved, mobilization and physical therapy can help restore strength and function. Healing times may vary. ...Read more

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Am i imagining it or when staying of a sprain and using r.I.C.E . And feeling my ankle with my finger I am able to feel my ligaments growing back fast?

Am i imagining it or when staying of a sprain and using r.I.C.E . And feeling my ankle with my finger I am able to feel my ligaments growing back fast?

Imagining: Continue your present treatment but the idea that you can feel the regrowth of healing ligaments is a false concept. The ligament attaches bone to bone across the affected joint and is a deep structure that acts to stabilize the joint. It is effectively molded to the joint and not decernable from the joint capsule when palpated through the skin. ...Read more

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After spraining my ankle still have lot of swelling after 13th day stinging pain also verry tiered and fast heart beat?

After spraining my ankle still have lot of swelling after 13th day stinging pain also verry tiered and fast  heart beat?

Ankle injury: You should go & have your ankle/foot evaluated via your doc. If you cannot walk, feeling faint/fatigued, go to the ER to be evaluated sooner than later. Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation (RICE therapy) of the foot/ankle while you await doctor evaluation could help. You will likely need an x-ray looking for fractures. Take Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin for the pain. See your doc sooner than later. ...Read more

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While playing football I got ankle sprained.My whole foot is paining too much, how can I recover from it fast?

While playing football I got ankle sprained.My whole foot is paining too much, how can I recover from it fast?

See a doctor soon.: Did this just happen or was it some time ago? You need to make sure that this is just a sprain and not a torn ligament or tendon. That would be the first thing. Your recovery would depend on whatever management may be required. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle 3 weeks ago. I work in fast food so I am constantly walking around. My ankle is still swelling and bruised. Is this normal?

I sprained my ankle 3 weeks ago. I work  in fast food so I am constantly  walking  around. My ankle is still swelling and bruised. Is this normal?

Ankle: If you still have a swollen and bruised ankle you must see a foot specialist as soon as you can! Your boss may not like the idea that you need a day off to see a foot specialist , but I am sure he/she will let you go to the specialist. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I hurt my ankle badly 30 days ago my doc said it likely wasn't a sprain and got an x-ray. It wasn't fractured its still sore fast should I be worried?

I hurt my ankle badly 30 days ago my doc said it likely wasn't a sprain and got an x-ray. It wasn't fractured its still sore fast should I be worried?

Pain is : An indication something is wrong. Keep in mind x-rays only show bone. If pain is persistent and MRI might be considered for further evaluation of soft tissue structures and talar dome injuries which are not visible on plain films. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more