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How do I recover from an ankle injury?

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Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: RICE

Of course, xrays are necessary to ensure there is no fracture or dislocation.
If it is a sprain, the principles of rest, ice, compression and elevation (rice) apply initially. In the ensuing few days to a week, ankle braces can be applied and then physical therapy initiated. If all components listed above are followed, the time to recovery can be cut in half!

In brief: RICE

Of course, xrays are necessary to ensure there is no fracture or dislocation.
If it is a sprain, the principles of rest, ice, compression and elevation (rice) apply initially. In the ensuing few days to a week, ankle braces can be applied and then physical therapy initiated. If all components listed above are followed, the time to recovery can be cut in half!
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Dr. Bryan Reuss
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Ice.

Ice for 20 minutes at a time ,4-5 times per day.
Take an anti-inflammatory over the counter medication. See a physician who could write you a physical therapy order.

In brief: Ice.

Ice for 20 minutes at a time ,4-5 times per day.
Take an anti-inflammatory over the counter medication. See a physician who could write you a physical therapy order.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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In brief: RICE

Rest, ice, compression, elevation.

In brief: RICE

Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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