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Which Ankle Brace Is Better For Football After A Sprain
-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
More rigid: If you have truly have a high ankle sprain, then more rigid braces that come up higher on the ankle do a better job of protecting the syndesmotic ligaments. These types of braces are often provided by sports medicine and orthopedic doctors in their offices. The over-the-counter braces are fine for many of the "garden variety"/low-grade lateral sprains. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sprained ankle 4 weeks ago. 2nd degree. Wearing ankle brace. Still painful. Anything else i can do?
Reduce edema: Some ankle sprains takes 2-3 months to heal, usually by reducing the edema (swelling) will decrease your pain level. Compression stockings , ice, anti inflammatory medications like Motrin /naprosyn, unna boot (soft cast ) physical therapy, walking cast boot, ankle braces all help with healing and reducing swelling. X-rays are needed to make sure there are no fractures/dislocations. See a physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter sprained her ankle inwards about 9 months ago and pain still comes and goes...remedies? Ankle brace mabye?
See MD: I'd have her evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I sprained my ankle(inwards)last fall and there is still outside pain that comes and goes.Could it still be hurt?what can I do to help it?Ankle brace?
Please have an adult: ...or someone at least 16 years of age ask this question. ...Read more
Wearing the inflatable stirrup ankle brace for ankle sprain. Have more swelling on ankle after wearing for hours when compared with not wear . Normal?
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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