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Who should I see for a prolonged ankle sprain: podiatrist or an orthopedic doctor?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Either

You can see either, they are both qualified.

In brief: Either

You can see either, they are both qualified.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Someone with expiere

Someone with experience.

In brief: Someone with expiere

Someone with experience.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ankle sprain

I would see a podiatrist for further evaluation.
You could also see a foot/ ankle orthopedist.

In brief: Ankle sprain

I would see a podiatrist for further evaluation.
You could also see a foot/ ankle orthopedist.
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Orthopedic doctor

You want to see an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery.

In brief: Orthopedic doctor

You want to see an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery.
Dr. Daniel Mass
Dr. Daniel Mass
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Have it evaluated.

See your primary physician and get the appropriate referrals.
Both a podiatrist and a foot and ankle orthopedist can help you out.

In brief: Have it evaluated.

See your primary physician and get the appropriate referrals.
Both a podiatrist and a foot and ankle orthopedist can help you out.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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