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Can I ride a rollercoaster after spraining my ankle a week before?
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sure
No reason why you can't.

In brief: Sure
No reason why you can't.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Joseph De santi
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Ankle Answer
Absolutely, but depending upon the severity of the sprain you should think carefully about the type of footwear you'll be using.
Flip flops are a poor choice. Sneakers with socks are a better choice and ankle high boots or "high tops" are even better. You should consider wearing an ace bandage until your physician advises you to stop. Also, rest frequently during the day and later ice at home.

In brief: Ankle Answer
Absolutely, but depending upon the severity of the sprain you should think carefully about the type of footwear you'll be using.
Flip flops are a poor choice. Sneakers with socks are a better choice and ankle high boots or "high tops" are even better. You should consider wearing an ace bandage until your physician advises you to stop. Also, rest frequently during the day and later ice at home.
Dr. Joseph De santi
Dr. Joseph De santi
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2 doctors agree
In brief: I suggest
You tape or wear an ankle support before you ride.

In brief: I suggest
You tape or wear an ankle support before you ride.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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In brief: Yes
As long as you are able to tolerate pressure on it.

In brief: Yes
As long as you are able to tolerate pressure on it.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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