Can I play football on a minorly sprained ankle?

It can be. If there is no significant swelling or pain, and you are on the recovery side of the sprain it might be. You might need to use an elastic brace for support. Listen to your ankle. If starts to hurt, stop. If you have pain and difficulty with walking and everyday activities, do not play and see a podiatrist for treatment and specific guidelines.

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I think I have a sprained ankle for a long time. What I can do?! just I need a rest or what " I play football weekly "

Make sure it is . Taped or braced when playing football, ice it as much as you can. If you pain, you should see a doctor. Read more...
See a doctor. You need to seek proper treatment if this has been happening for a long time. Read more...

Will continuing to play volleyball on a minor high ankle sprain exacerbate the injury and force me to have surgery?

Possible. I do not know how lax your ankle is. I would tape the ankle tight for playing. Alot of people contiue to play on a sprain. Read more...
See below . For any injury, the best course is the riice mnemonic ( rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression and elevation). The more you play on the ankle before it is completely healed, the more likely you are to worsen the injury and increase the likelihood of a permanent disability. As for surgery, that depends on the injury. For any ligamentous injury, recuperation time can be a long time - 1 to 2 months. Read more...

After ankle sprain I finally got back playing but sometimes after training it still sweels just a bit causing some minor pain the day after, advices?

Rehab. Follow the rice principal initially, but after several days it is important to get into a good rehabilitation program that includes strengthening and rom exercises as well as soft tissue massage. If your ankle is still swelling after training, it may need some more therapy and time. If it continues then seeing an orthopaedist for an evaluation would be best, you may have a small cartilage injury. Read more...
Still healing. Hi amiz, an ankle sprain causes injury to the ligaments that can take many months to heal. The swelling and aching is part of that process. You are not causing harm its just annoying. Trying bracing the ankle when you workout. This will add additional support. Read more...
Monitor the progress. If it has only been a few months since your injury then i wouldn't worry too much. If it has been longer then sometimes this can be a sign of other injury. If you're not seeing steady (slow is ok) improvement over time then you may want to have it checked. Read more...

I sprained my ankle while playing football. Hw long should I rest before starting activities?

Depends on. How you are feeling. I would make sure you have a good ankle brace on that foot while excerciseng. Read more...
How long? It varies from patient to patient. I tell my patients 6 weeks but depends on severity of the sprain which you give no information on. Could answer better if new more like did you get treatment x-ray etc... Read more...

I sprained my ankle last week while playing football. I heard a "pop" sound. It started to hurt immediately and swelled up really quickly.

See details. See an orthopedist and have the problem evaluated. You will need x rays to rule out a fracture. Severe sprains often need to be immobilized. Read more...
See a podiatrist. You need to have an xray to make sure it isn't broken. Even if it is sprained it needs treatment to get you back playing as soon as possible. Read more...

I sprained my ankle playing football 5 days back. I have been using ice packs but today I found bluish discoloration below the injury. Is it a concern?

X Ray. It is ideal that you get an X Ray done to rule out a fracture. Your symptoms sound like simple bruising due to damaged blood vessels that appears after a nasty sprain. . Read more...
Gravity and fluid. When blood gushes out of torn blood vessels, it will move between the layers of skin and tissues. Gravity will make sure that the trapped blood moves downward. It can take several days to see the full effect. I think you can stop with the ice now. The key is promote healing now and too much cold will delay the process of protein repair. Read more...

While playing football I got ankle sprained. My whole foot is paining too much, how can I recover from it fast?

See a doctor soon. Did this just happen or was it some time ago? You need to make sure that this is just a sprain and not a torn ligament or tendon. That would be the first thing. Your recovery would depend on whatever management may be required. Read more...

How do I treat a sprained ankle from football?

No differently. It doesn't matter what sport caused the sprain. It could be a fracture (broken bone) a sprain (torn ligaments) or a strain (strecthed out ligaments). Have a physical exam by a podiatrist to make sure which one it is and follow the treatment recommendations. Sometimes, just a compressive wrap is needed, maybe a splint or a walking boot. It's tough to say exactly without an exam. Read more...
Ice, wrap, elevate. Need to see a podiatrist for x-rays to make sure you did not damage any bone. If not then ice and compress and elevate for 4-6 weeks. Avoid football. Once healed slowly return to lateral movements and strengthen your ankle. If you see a podiatrist they can help you with ankle strengthening exercises. Read more...