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I recently sprained my ankle it's been 6weeks and It's still swollen and I'm in pain and it cracks got a x Ray no break any suggestions?

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Dr. Marc Goldhagen
Occupational Medicine
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In brief: Severe strain

Stretched or torn ankle ligaments can take longer to heal than bones.
The cracking sounds may never go away but the rest should heal in 2-3 months depending on how badly you injured them. Walking helps it heal better but you may need physical therapy to help with instability and strength.

In brief: Severe strain

Stretched or torn ankle ligaments can take longer to heal than bones.
The cracking sounds may never go away but the rest should heal in 2-3 months depending on how badly you injured them. Walking helps it heal better but you may need physical therapy to help with instability and strength.
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