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How to treat an ankle sprain with a brace or an ACE bandange?
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Aggressive PT
Physical therapy and ankle rehab has shown to be superior, but relative support can be provided to the ankle for pain.

In brief: Aggressive PT
Physical therapy and ankle rehab has shown to be superior, but relative support can be provided to the ankle for pain.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Initial treatment is ice, rest and nsaids Sometimes proper taping or a functional brace will allow return to activities while decreasing chances of reinjury
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ice, rest
The best treatment is for rest, ice and nsaid.
Sometimes an ankle brace is helpful to avoid inversion of the ankle which can reinjure to ankle or exacerbate symptoms.

In brief: Ice, rest
The best treatment is for rest, ice and nsaid.
Sometimes an ankle brace is helpful to avoid inversion of the ankle which can reinjure to ankle or exacerbate symptoms.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Ace bandage.
An Ace bandage is sufficient for protection and compression, immediately following an ankle sprain.
A lace up ankle brace is excellent for support, once you become more active.

In brief: Ace bandage.
An Ace bandage is sufficient for protection and compression, immediately following an ankle sprain.
A lace up ankle brace is excellent for support, once you become more active.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possibilities
Treatment depends of the exact type and severity of the injury.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possibilities
Treatment depends of the exact type and severity of the injury.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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