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What Are The Chances My Grade 2 Ankle Sprain Will Heal In A Month
Pretty good: Ankle ligaments take about six weeks to fully heal. In a month, you should be feeling pretty good with no limitations in day to day activities. High demand activities such as soccer, basketball, etc may still cause soreness. Modify activity pain permitting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will I be out of sports with either a grade 2 or 3 ankle sprain and two nondisplaced fibula fractures (I hurt my ankle 4wks ago; I'm 17 yrs)?
Minimally 12 weeks: Without a complete history of your injury and sports activity, the non-displaced fractures will take a minimum of 6-8 weeks to heal (assuming there are no complications in healing) and in general soft tissue injuries such as the an ankle sprain will be longer about 12 weeks (= 3 months). Again, that is assuming that you are compliant with treatment regimen prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
3 months high ankle sprain now keep twisting and it burns and sharp pain in heal, hoot, deep pain in bone. Hurts to touch spots badly. Hurts when flat?
I had an ankle sprain two months ago. Now I am having pain in p tibial. I have been wearing inflatable stirrup ankle brace for five weeks. The doctor said I should continue wearing itbut the physio said ditch. Who's right?
Depends: Does the brace relieve symptoms? The brace is not a substitute for rehab. Typically, i utilize more functional braces that are often smaller and utilize velcro or laces. The stirrup splint can be too restrictive once in the final recovery stages. It's not a very functional brace during athletic participation either. If you mean posterior tib tendonitis, there are braces made specifically for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My heal is hurting what should I do? About 3 months ago i rolled my ankle on the tile falling from the stairs. I have been attending physical therapy. They said it was just an ankle sprain and my toes would get numb. Now my heal hurts so bad i can hardly
You : You absolutely should get it x-rayed to make sure you don't have a stress fracture. That being said, your choice of the words "on fire" and "numb" make me suspect a nerve injury. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a possibility, but this usually comes on gradually, not right after trauma. You may have a nerve impingement, or something called neuropraxia, which is when a nerve gets stretched suddenly, which you might have done when you fell. Your first order of business is to get whatever is causing your pain diagnosed. You can either go to a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon, have an x-ray, and see about the condition of the nerves in your foot & ankle. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 or aleve). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a grade 2 ankle sprain 1 week ago I have been walking and light exercising but now it hurts worse. Should i not walk on it for a week or so?
I have been given crutches for a grade 2 ankle sprain, with a partial ligament tear. How long should I be on crutches? When do I need to weight bare?
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