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How is a high ankle sprain treated?

How is a high ankle sprain treated?

5 stages of treatment: High ankle sprains are much less common but are more disabling than your traditional lower ankle sprain Treatment is carried out in stages 1 - Injury Protection: Pain Relief & Anti-inflammatory 2: Regain Full Range of Motion 3: Restore Muscle Strength 4: Normalise Foot Biomechanics 5: Restore High Speed, Power, and Agility http://physioworks.com.au/injuries-conditions-1/high-ankle-sprain ...Read more

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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 would you treat a grade 1 ankle sprain?

How would you treat a grade 1 ankle sprain?

T L C: We treat it with with removable cam boat which you could with and remove it when you want for three weeks.Motrin ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a high ankle sprain?

RICE: Rest, ice, compressiion, immobilization. See a podiatrist. You may need more extensive treatment. ...Read more

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Help please? How should I treat a grade 2 ankle sprain?

Help please? How should I treat a grade 2 ankle sprain?

Brace, Elevation,Ice: 1 - wear an aso (ankle stabilizing orthotic) brace. This brace is light and comfortable, can be wore between a sock and shoe, it allows normal walking but protects the ankle from inversion and eversion. 2 - elevate the ankle above the level of the heart 2-3 hours per day and while sleeping. 3 - apply ice 20 minutes every 2-3 hours for the first 1-3 days after the injury. 4 - NSAID (advil (ibuprofen) or aleve). ...Read more

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If we treat my child's ankle sprain will it be gone, or do I need to keep worrying?

Second opinion: Children don't usually sprain thie ankles. A sprain is a ligament injury and in kids the ligaments generally are stronger than their growth plates thus the injury usually follows the path of least resistance and you have a growth plate fracture rather than a sprain. Maybe get another opinion if you think your child has a sprain. ...Read more

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How do integrative doctors treat ankle sprain?

How do integrative doctors treat ankle sprain?

Ankle Sprain: Typical interventions include rest, ice, compression, and elevation of the injured area. Stay off the foot completely for at least a week. Vitamin c & beta-carotene may help the body make more connective tissue; bromelain may decrease inflammation. Depending on specific symptoms, homeopathic remedies such as arnica, ruta, and bryonia can help. Also, turmeric may help reduce swelling. ...Read more

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Could your ankle sprain turn into a fracture if not treated?

Could your ankle sprain turn into a fracture if not treated?

Ankle fracture: No, an ankle fracture generally needs increased traumatic effect or increased impact injury to break a bone. Not treating an ankle sprain can lead to instability and chronic pain, but not an ankle fracture, unless there is further injury. ...Read more

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I had an ankle sprain about 4 months ago and it was treated, but now sometimes when i run i get pains on the outside of ankle where sprain occured.

I had an ankle sprain about 4 months ago and it was treated, but now sometimes when i run i get pains on the outside of ankle where sprain occured.

Have it re-evaluated: Ankle pain following and injury may last a long time. The pain may be due to a fracture, sprains, arthritis, or a soft tissue injury involving the tendon, ligaments or nerves . Have the foot evaluated so that you may get the appropriate care. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

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


Dr. Wenjay Sung
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Ankle Sprain (Definition)

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 ...Read more