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When is it necessary to see an orthopedist after I fell and hurt my ankle?

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Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry
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In brief: Be on the safe side

After an ankle injury you should see an orthopedist or a board certified podiatrist to make determine the severity of you injury.
Often fractures can be present even though you can walk. It is a myth that 'if i can walk on it then it must not be fractured".

In brief: Be on the safe side

After an ankle injury you should see an orthopedist or a board certified podiatrist to make determine the severity of you injury.
Often fractures can be present even though you can walk. It is a myth that 'if i can walk on it then it must not be fractured".
Dr. Mathew John
Dr. Mathew John
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In brief: If you cant stand

If the pain is persistant or you can not stand on the foot you should see a podiatrist or orthopedist for an exam.

In brief: If you cant stand

If the pain is persistant or you can not stand on the foot you should see a podiatrist or orthopedist for an exam.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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