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Could a ankle boot help heal torn/pulled tendons or ligaments? It's been four months but won't heal. Little things like bending down/stairs reinjure

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Dr. Christiane Smith
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Need to get checked

It sounds like you need some physical therapy for your ankle.
And actually, wearing a boot or protective device for too long can lead to the muscles/ joints actually getting weaker. Please see your doc for this.

In brief: Need to get checked

It sounds like you need some physical therapy for your ankle.
And actually, wearing a boot or protective device for too long can lead to the muscles/ joints actually getting weaker. Please see your doc for this.
Dr. Christiane Smith
Dr. Christiane Smith
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Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not

If you have used it this long and not helping, I would see an orthopedist

In brief: Not

If you have used it this long and not helping, I would see an orthopedist
Dr. Karen Dantin
Dr. Karen Dantin
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Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: It is possible.

HAve you been followed by an orthopedic surgeon for your problems.
If they have not healed I would consult a specialist. Consider physical therapy as an alternative. if all conservative therapies fail you may be a candidate for surgery.

In brief: It is possible.

HAve you been followed by an orthopedic surgeon for your problems.
If they have not healed I would consult a specialist. Consider physical therapy as an alternative. if all conservative therapies fail you may be a candidate for surgery.
Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
Dr. Melanie Tugaoen
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