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How do you treat a severely sprained ankle?

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In brief: See below

X-ray to rule out fracture.
Possible ultrasound to rule out ligament or tendon tears. Compression boot to immobilize and control swelling, probable crutches for no weight bearing.

In brief: See below

X-ray to rule out fracture.
Possible ultrasound to rule out ligament or tendon tears. Compression boot to immobilize and control swelling, probable crutches for no weight bearing.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. James DeMeo
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sprain

A severly sprained ankle is treat with rest ice compression elevation and immobilization as well as non weight bearing.
Subsequent treatment is based in the patients symptoms.

In brief: Sprain

A severly sprained ankle is treat with rest ice compression elevation and immobilization as well as non weight bearing.
Subsequent treatment is based in the patients symptoms.
Dr. James DeMeo
Dr. James DeMeo
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