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Sprained Ankle Hurt
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
Get re-evaluated: If there was a severe sprain weeks back, it is a soft tissue injury. But you may have had an undetected bone/joint injury as well. The instability created by that kind of injury will cause a change in gait which can also affect the leg. You need to get rechecked. Options for treatment may include conservative means such as bracing or if the injury is severe, surgery may be warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had hard cast for 4 week for severely sprained ankle still hurts, when it comes off fri. Will I be able to put weight on. How long for pain stop?
My sprained ankle still hurts after two months and I have high BP the dr only wants me to take anti inflammatory drugs. They maker dizzy i?
See ankle speciaiist: If your sprained ankle hurts that severely after 2 months, there may be a more involved injury to the ankle, such as a 'hidden fracture', only able to be seen on mri, or ligaments may be torn. You need to see a podiatric physician or a foot orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If there is no pain or swelling it should be fine to walk on. ...Read more
Severity of sprain: Depends on the severity and your body's response with swelling. Mild sprains may hurt, but the pain can usually be controlled quickly with icing, compression wraps, rest, antiinflammatory meds and bracing. More severe sprains can have lots of swelling and may need longer for pain to decrease. Generally a severe sprain will have a feeling of instability or unsteadyness with ambulation. ...Read more
I have a grade 3 ankle sprain hurt it a month ago and now my hole foot is freezing cold...what should I do?
Scar tissue therapy: There are a variety of techniques therapists use for breaking apart scarring. Typically, a therapist will work a little beyond your comfort zone every session to achieve maximum benefits. Ask them to give you exercises to do on your own to assist in removing scar tissue and improve your recovery! ...Read more
Past March high ankle sprain. Hurts after 30sec of running. Hard to lift when running . Hurts horribly when walk on uneven spots. Cracks are painful.
Ankle Sprains: Recovery from an ankle sprain requires RICE therapy (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Generally, complete avoidance of sports is recommended until pain free, and gradual return to regular activities as tolerated after that. High ankle sprains take longer to recover (6 weeks or longer), and may require additional interventions such as the use of a walking boot or physical therapy. ...Read more
Sprained ankle 3months ago.Only hurts to tilt it. But went back to volleyball practice and now it is swollen and achy.Should i get it checked out?
Sprained ankle 10weeks ago.Dtill hurts to tilt it and pops everytime. Is this normal?Xray just showed lateral swelling.
Need more evaluation: See a sport medicine or orthopedic doctor. You might have soft tissue injury like a strained or torn ligament that x-ray wouldn't pick up. They may recommend an MRI of the ankle for further evaluation, if you pain is not going away and ankle popping when you tilt it. X-ray show bone fracture but can't visualize the ligaments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have panic attacks and faint every time i'm hurt (sprained ankle, thrown out back, etc) (vasovagal syncope?) 50mgzoloft helped; what else can I do?
Therapy and Meds: Zoloft (sertraline) is a very appropriate medication to help with panic attacks. Since you have received benefit from 50mg consider talking with your prescribing provider about increasing the dose to get more help, as long as you are tolerating the medication. In addition, it would be helpful to start seeing a therapist to discuss better ways of coping with your anxiety. Monitor your overall health as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tried pushing car heard loud snap....which came from bottom of foot under archer. Doctor said I had a ankle sprain but ankle don't hurt just bottom of?
See a podiatrist: you may have torn ligament or the plantar fascia located at the bottom of your foot. ...Read more