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What Can You Sprain On The Bottom Of Your Foot
R.I.C.E.: If all you have done is sprain it (get it checked out by a professional to rule out a break, dislocation, or major tendon tear), then the basic principles of r.I.C.E will help out. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Stay off your foot for several days-to-weeks, ice the area for 10 min every hour to relieve pain and swelling, use an ace wrap for stability and to reduce swelling, and elevate it. ...Read more
-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
Sprain possible: There is a lot going on in that foot of yours. It takes a number of muscles and tendons to move the toes and hold them stable which walking. Any of the muscles, tendons or ligaments can be bruised or sprained. The specific diagnosis has to do with where it hurts and with which activities. In the meantime rest, ice and well-made shoes can help. ...Read more
I have a lot going on health wise. However I have sore swollen foot the top of the and pain full all over mostly the bottom. Is this gout or a sprain?
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
PT said lower extremities r very weak. Could this be causing my bilateral foot pain? Sprained ankle 1.5 yr ago & having pain in bottom of feet since.
Sprained foot:doctor said to rice. A month later slightly swollen in ankle area and slight pain when walkin. Some pain at bottom of foot as well. Help?
Compensation...: Obviously, what ever you managed to sprain a month ago, has not totally healed. You may now be exhibiting compensatory problems by shifting you weight to avoid pain. This creates more problems. The specifics of the injury as well as your lifestyle activity level would help in understanding your condition. To remove all doubt, see a foot specialist in your area or a concierge visit. ...Read more
Sprained ankle 2 years ago pain on bottom of both feet since. Mri xray nerve conduction negative tried pf treatments & insoles what else can it be.?
Foot posture change: Your foot posture or positioning of your joints may have changed since your injury 2 yrs ago. You need to have a full biomechanical evaluation by a podiatrist. Your insoles may not be supportive enough. ...Read more
Sprained ankle 8 months ago. Xrays said just sprain. I rested/limped for months. Can resting too long cause bottom of foot pain/achilles pain, tightness?
Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain (metatarsalgia, plantar f)?
Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensation. As the body compensates, you can expect that new problems such as muscle tightness and weight shifting will develop. Treating these new symptoms can be even more challenging than treating the original ones. A Healthtap specialist can help. ...Read more
Fell down stairs, was seen. Said I have a sprain. Bottom and top of foot hurt. Shin where I have carpet burn feels warm to touch and numb. No xray.
Be patient: It sounds like you have a bad sprain and some associated numbness where you got the rug burn, and most likely had some superficial nerves damaged in the scrape. If the rug burn starts to get redder and spread, the warmth gets worse, it starts to drain pus, than it may be getting infected, so seek help again in that case. Otherwise, time will heal your wounds. Good luck to you. ...Read more
6 days post ankle sprain, my foot ankle and bottom of leg go numb. Especially if I stand on it for a whilst. No fracture or torn ligaments only sprain?
Ankle Sprain: An ankle sprain is really a misnomer in that there are typically ligaments torn (partially or fully) around the ankle. The tearing from those ligaments may cause swelling (mild to severe) and the swelling may impinge on the surrounding skin nerves. This may be causing the numbness, especially when standing because fluid naturally builds up lower with gravity. Hope this helps, good luck! ...Read more
Just walking and felt pull in the bottom if my foot, got MRI X-ray ultra sound and no fracture tears just mild sprain, 3 weeks til boot camp am I ok?
Sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago. I have a tight pulling feeling near the bottom of the leg. No bruising or swelling left.?
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
Sprain foot: Yes if you are limping a lot then use crutches until the pain improves. ...Read more
Many: Pain, swelling, inability to bear weight (or full weight on the leg, ankle and foot), numbness due to swelling, bruising and an inabilty to wear a shoe or sneaker due to the above. Foot sprains range from minor to very serious so get checked. Feel better. ...Read more
Maybe: It is possible that after falling down the stairs you could have sprained something in your foot. A physician would have to see your foot to be sure you didn't break one of the bones in your foot. If there is something else you would like to know, please ask! ...Read more
I can't tell: You but if you visited a doctor in person they could tell you. Xrays help identify fractures. ...Read more
Xray: You need an xray to determine if your foot is broken. I recommend you see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Get an X-ray: Sometimes it's hard to differentiate. Getting x-rays will clear up any confusion. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how it is treated but an average would be 8-12 weeks. ...Read more
Get an x-ray: You will need and x-ray to see if you have a fracture or if it is just a sprain. If fractured, you will need to be immobilized with a splint, cast, or rigid walking boot depending on the location of the injury. If fractured, it may need to be reduced in the office or possibly in the operating room. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Sprained foot: Usually it gets better each day. So having problems at day 5 is an issue. I would have this checked out perhaps start pt. ...Read more
Foot sprain: You should be able to use your foot very quickly. It all depends how much pain you have. ...Read more
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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