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I twisted ankle outward stepping off curb. Xray revealed strain, got brace. Should see see orthopedist or podiatrist?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: It is up to you
The treatment principles are the same.
You want to find someone with whom you can establish a good rapport and feel confident with. Seek recommendations from family and friends that you trust.

In brief: It is up to you
The treatment principles are the same.
You want to find someone with whom you can establish a good rapport and feel confident with. Seek recommendations from family and friends that you trust.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Both can help you.
See a podiatrist or an orthopedist who specialized in the foot and ankle.

In brief: Both can help you.
See a podiatrist or an orthopedist who specialized in the foot and ankle.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
In brief: Either
Most sprains resolve over time - if yours is not you can go to either. Podiatrists are very well trained in the treatment of ankle and foot problems and orthopedic surgeons also are - you shoud ask your family doctor who they recommend.

In brief: Either
Most sprains resolve over time - if yours is not you can go to either. Podiatrists are very well trained in the treatment of ankle and foot problems and orthopedic surgeons also are - you shoud ask your family doctor who they recommend.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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