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Could the loose body cause a ankle sprain to heal slowly. Also it feel like my ankle is on fire do that mean anything. Thanks?

Could the loose body cause a ankle sprain to heal slowly. Also it feel like my ankle is on fire do that mean anything. Thanks?

Yes: Most simple ankle sprains heal in 4-6 weeks. When it takes longer we look for other causes like loose bodies, bone bruises, synovial impingement, unstable tendons, stress fractures, or gross joint instability. ...Read more

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


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Can a sprained ankle make the whole body ache?

Can a sprained ankle make the whole body ache?

No: It should not. A joint that is sprained/injured/broken will put stress on one joint above and one joint above due to the effects of walking with a limp. So if the ankle is injured, you may develop foot pain and knee pain with it. ...Read more

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My whole body aches all the time. But my back, left knee, and right ankle are the worst. Had ankle sprain 4 months ago. What could I have?

My whole body aches all the time. But my back, left knee, and right ankle are the worst. Had ankle sprain 4 months ago. What could I have?

Arthritis: If you are having joint and muscle pain multiple areas could be early signs of arthritis. See your doctor for examination and testing. Have a anti ccp blood test to check for ra. ...Read more

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What to do when sprained ankle?

What to do when sprained ankle?

R.I.C.E.: Rest, ice, compression and elevation. The sprain should also be treated with pt to facilitate as rapid healing as possible. ...Read more

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How painful is a sprained ankle?

How painful is a sprained ankle?

Depends: There can be minimal pain or really severe pain depending how badly the ankle is sprained and how much damage has been caused to the ligament ...Read more

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Can my sprained ankle be broken?

Can my sprained ankle be broken?

Possibly: A sprained ankle may initially have negative x-rays. With continued pain and swelling without improvement, an MRI might show a non displaced fracture. ...Read more

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How can I help my sprained ankle?

How can I help my sprained ankle?

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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Is a sprained ankle an emergency?

Is a sprained ankle an emergency?

Depends: If you can not walk on it and there is a huge amount of swelling then yes it should be seen ASAP ...Read more

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What to do with my sprained ankle?

What to do with my sprained ankle?

"RICE": Rest, ice, compression and elevation. But not for more than 48 hours. If your pain and swelling persists after that, you need to be seen by a doctor. A word of caution with the advil: if you have a fracture, continually taking anti-inflammatory medication will delay fracture healing. It's ok to take 1 or 2 every other day or so, but until you know you don't have a fracture, don't load up on them. ...Read more

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Sprained ankle, how do I exercise?

Sprained ankle, how do I exercise?

You: Don't until you are healed. You can do seated resistant exercises with weights. ...Read more

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What to do about a sprained ankle?

What to do about a sprained ankle?

Ice ice brace it: For first line treatment, ice, rest and brace it. Antiinflammatory meds can help decrease swelling and pain. It takes 3-4 weeks for ligaments to heal. If it continues to hurt after 1-2 weeks, seeing a physician for standing x-rays and exam in case you may have damaged your ankle more severely than first thought. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What to do about my sprained ankle?

What to do about my sprained ankle?

Ice ice brace it: For first line treatment, ice, rest and brace it. Antiinflammatory meds can help decrease swelling and pain. It takes 3-4 weeks for ligaments to heal. If it continues to hurt after 1-2 weeks, seeing a physician for standing x-rays and exam in case you may have damaged your ankle more severely than first thought. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Best way to treat a sprained ankle?

Best way to treat a sprained ankle?

It depend: We grade torn ligament to three levels.
1-grade 1.
2-grade 2.
3-grade 3.

The first two usually are treated non surgical, by cast or brace for about 4-6 weeks.
The third one usually treated surgically. ...Read more

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How can you treat a sprained ankle?

How can you treat a sprained ankle?

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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How can you treat my sprained ankle?

How can you treat my sprained ankle?

PRICE but see the Dr: Protection - immobilize
rest
ice
compression
elevation

see the podiatrist for a complete examination. If you self treat and it's a severe sprain, the soft tissue injury can potentially create more problems if unchecked. ...Read more

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How to heal a possible sprained ankle?

How to heal a possible sprained ankle?

Sprain: Ice and elevation. Compression in the form of ace bandage or an elastic ankle brace. If not better in 1-2 weeks, see a foot and ankle specialist to make sure it is just sprained and not ruptured (torn). 2 different things with different treatments! ...Read more

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What should I wear with sprained ankle?

What should I wear with sprained ankle?

A Lace up brace.: For mild sprains, a lace up brace should provide sufficient support to allow for healing. The elastic wraps do not provide sufficient support. ...Read more

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Do I need crutches for a sprained ankle?

Do I need crutches for a sprained ankle?

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.‚Äč

http://www. Aofas. Org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle. Aspx ...Read more

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Do I need crutches for a sprained ankle?

Do I need crutches for a sprained ankle?

Crutch will help you: Although sprains are not life threatening, but they can be quite annoying, and also require immobilization.

By using crutch you will be able to give your ankle chance to heal better. So it is better for you to utilize it as necessary help. ...Read more

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Difference of broken vs. Sprained ankle?

See below: A sprain is the over pulling of tendons & ligaments. A fracture is the breaking of a bone. ...Read more

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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

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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 to do for a possible sprained ankle?

What to do for a possible sprained ankle?

Get evaluated: I would recommend seeing a doctor. You should have an xray to make sure it's only a sprain and not worse. If it's truly a sprain, your doctor may immobilize you in an ankle brace, offload with crutches, and recommend simple things like rice therapy; rest, ice, compression wraps and elevation. ...Read more

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How can I treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

How can I treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

See below: Initially, rest, ice, compression/immobilization. If severe or persists, see ankle specialist. ...Read more

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How do you treat a severely sprained ankle?

How do you treat a severely sprained ankle?

See below: X-ray to rule out fracture. Possible ultrasound to rule out ligament or tendon tears. Compression boot to immobilize and control swelling, probable crutches for no weight bearing. ...Read more

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How can you treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

How can you treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

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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Sprained ankle, should I be signed off work?

Sprained ankle, should I be signed off work?

Depends: It depends in part on the severity of the injury and also the nature of what you do for an occupation. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

Dr. Wenjay Sung
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Ankle Sprain (Definition)

An injury that occurs when the ankle rolls, twists, or turns ...Read more


Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills = sensation ...Read more