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What makes a sprained ankle better?

What makes a sprained ankle better?

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

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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How should I treat my sprained ankle?

How should I treat my sprained ankle?

R.I.C.E: Rest
Ice
Compression
Elevation

If there is ongoing pain on weight bearing after 3 days of above treatment, it is prudent to see a Doctor to organise X Rays.

http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/ankle-sprain-treatment-overview ...Read more

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What are some signs of a sprained ankle?

What are some signs of a sprained ankle?

Several: Pain, swelling, discoloration, difficulty in walking or standing. ...Read more

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How do I properly wrap a sprained ankle?

How do I properly wrap a sprained ankle?

OTC ankle brace best: An over-the-counter ankle support brace (choice of elastic, lace-up, or combined) may be a better option unless you have access to a team trainer versed in the skill of taping ankles. ...Read more

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What are twisted/sprained ankle symptoms?

What are twisted/sprained ankle symptoms?

Pain, swelling: As well as limited range of motion or ability to bear weight/walk. Could also be symptoms of fracture, infection or a type of arthritis. ...Read more

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What do I do for a sprained ankle if a runner?

What do I do for a sprained ankle if a runner?

R.i.c.e.: Rest, ice, compression with ace bandage or ankle brace, and elevation. Antiinflammatories can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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When should you have a sprained ankle rechecked?

When should you have a sprained ankle rechecked?

Depends: It can depend on how severe the sprain. I may see a serious ankle sprain back in the office in one week to monitor swelling, whereas a less severe ankle sprain I may not see back for 4 weeks. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a broken or sprained ankle?

Ankle injury: Pain especially increasing with weight bearing, swelling of the ankle, bruising of the skin, loss of function, decreased range of motion are some of the signs. This type injury requires an examination and often an x-ray to determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What are all symptoms for a sprained ankle please?

What are all symptoms for a sprained ankle please?

Sprain: All the symptoms would require more space than is available. Swelling, pain, bruising, usually point tenderness, pain with range of motion, difficulty walking, are just some of them. See your podiatrist for help ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to heal a sprained ankle?

What is the quickest way to heal a sprained ankle?

Ankle sprain: Try resting it (for 1-2 weeks), icing, compressing wraps or bracing, and elevating your rolled ankle. Take otc antiinflammatory drugs like advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin as directed by the manufacturer to help. If clicking or feeling of ripping or instability, get it checked out by a doctor (podiatrist). Hope this was helpful! ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to cure a sprained ankle?

What is the quickest way to cure a sprained ankle?

JUST A SPRAIN?: Are you positive it's a sprain, and not broken? An ankle sprain is best treated with compression, immobilization, and off weight bearing w/ crutches. 40% of TREATED ankle sprains have lingering problems.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Is there a good way for me to tape my sprained ankle?

Is there a good way for me to tape my sprained ankle?

Athletic tape: Use athletic tape and apply a figure 8 motion around ankle and heel and arch. I'd recommend an otc brace, ice, rest, and antiinflammatory medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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I twisted my alredy sprained ankle? What should I do?

I twisted my alredy sprained ankle? What should I do?

Physiotherapy: An ankle sprain usually results in disruption and weakening of your ankle ligaments. If it is not cared for well in the first instance, the weakened ligaments become prone to further sprains. You need to see a Physiotherapist who can help strengthen the ankle structures. You also need to look at the activities that are causing the sprain. Are you wearing correct footwear? Are you warming up? ...Read more

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Is it ok to walk on a sprained ankle?

Is it ok to walk on a sprained ankle?

Gentle pressure: Be aware that if the ligaments are totally ruptured, ambulation is not recommended. The ligament tear (sprain) in varying degrees. If the ankle is unstable, the ligaments may be totally separated, in that case you do don't want to put pressure on the ankle. ...Read more

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What could happen if you walk on a sprained ankle?

What could happen if you walk on a sprained ankle?

More pain: If it is only a simple sprained ankle, walking on it too soon will only make the swelling worse and continue the pain. Sometimes a sprained ankle has significant ligament tears that can really make things worse if you walk on them too early, as they may not heal. Make sure to get an evaluation by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Should I continue running if I have a sprained ankle?

Should I continue running if I have a sprained ankle?

Would not advise: If you wear a brace and have no pain then his is a better scenerio. ...Read more

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Sprained ankle but no swelling?

Sprained ankle but no swelling?

It is possible.: Minor injuries may be treated with rest, ice, compression and elevation, pain medication, and anti-inflammatory medication. If the sprain was not a sever one it is possible to have little to no visible external swelling. ...Read more

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What's first-degree ankle sprain?

Mild sprain: Min. Imal pain, swelling and color changes. ...Read more

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How can I prevent another ankle sprain?

How can I prevent another ankle sprain?

Ankle sprain: To prevent recurrent ankle sprains you have undergo rehab. Physical therapy will help strengthen the ankle and also work on propiroception. Which helps with balance of the ankle. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly with a sprained ankle?

Is it safe to fly with a sprained ankle?

Yes: It is safe to fly but you may notice that your ankle is more inflamed, swollen and stiff after your flight as you won't be able to elevate your legs during the flight. If you are in Business or First Class, this should not be a problem ...Read more

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Signs of infections in a sprained ankle?

Signs of infections in a sprained ankle?

Many possibilities: Pains, redness, inflammation, swelling, scaling, blistering, and having an itchy sensation are signs of a possible infection. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Could a cast be worn on a sprained ankle?

Could a cast be worn on a sprained ankle?

Possibly....: A cast is fine... Some doctors use a splint, brace, taping, cam walkers, air splints or casts, etc. There are many different ways to provide stability during the healing process. It also depends on the severity of the sprain. ...Read more

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For how long is a sprained ankle swollen?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the sprain and how it is treated. ...Read more

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Can moving a sprained ankle make it worse?

Can moving a sprained ankle make it worse?

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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I can't walk on my ankle sprain is that bad?

See a doctor: Inabiility to walk on an injured foot or ankle is alwasy a concern.

You need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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