I bend my foot playing football and my instep hurts?

Injury. Don't know the extent of your injury. Have you tried resting, elevating it, using ice or compression? If these things aren't doing the trick - consider seeing a sports medicine doctor.

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When playing football I hit the top of my foot off the bottom of someone else's, I immediately had pain and now hurts to walk on and put pressure on?

Sprain or fracture. A doctor cannot distinguish a sprain of the joints from a fracture of a bone without an x-rar. Get one. A sprain needs less support than a broken bone. Walk on a shower clog or in a sabot till you can get diagnosed. Read more...
Hard to say. Multiple possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated, particularly if the pain is severe or there is associated swelling. Read more...

My 16 year old broke his foot playing football and the dr can't get him in for 5 days. Will this cause a problem with the reconstruction of the bone? Or should we get him in sooner for correct healing

Get seen. Please take junior to someone who can see him. A fracture needs to be seen without delay. Read more...
Variable. Most fractures need initial stabilization and a waiting period for the initial swelling to go down before the orthopedist will cast the injury. Unless there is an open fracture (exposed bone) that needs immediate surgery, a delay is routine. If you took him to your pcp, urgent care, or the er and had initial stabilization and pain management, you are likely fine to wait.Call your pcp for other que. Read more...

Best way to stretch before playing football to prevent foot/leg injuries?

No bounce. For your age, you are at the "weekend warrior" risk group. Stretch and hold all ankle, leg, thigh muscles for at least 1 minute each. It may be best to get a partner to help sometimes. Sometimes the stretching may seem like forever but you may need it to prevent injury. Also, hydration is very important and proper gear protection. Hope this helps. Read more...

Hello!!! My foot got kicked while playing football and my toes are swollen and broozed??? What will help reduce the pain and cure it in home???

Ice and elevate. RICE therapy: rest, ice, elevation and compression. Also over the counter anti inflammatories such as ibuprofen can help. But I recommend you see a foot specialist for an xray to be sure you didn't break a bone. Read more...
Rice. Rest your foot. For the first 2 days after injury, apply ice for 15 to 20 minutes every few hours. You can wrap your foot & ankle with an ace wrap, ensuring it is not so tight that it decreases your circulation. Elevate your foot above your heart. Can prop on a pillow. Acupuncture can expedite healing. NSAID's help. See doctor if not improving (& for obvious deformity). Read more...

I was playing football the other day and I kicked the ball to hard and my right foot amd ankle is extremly sorei can walk on in but is it broke?

Sprain. The only way to determine a fracture for sure is to obtain xrays of the foot. You may have a fracture even though you are still able to walk on it most likely, you have a sprain of the foot ice, elevate and antiinflammatories would be wise to use initially. Read more...
Probably not. If you are able to put weight on a sprained ankle then usually it is not broken. Of course this is just a generalization so you should get it examined. In the meantime, rest, ice, compression, elevation. Read more...

Can playing football with a bone contusion on the inner foot cause further damage?

A contusion is a. Bone bruise. Assuming that this is the case, then the main problem is that it is painful. Playing on it, if painful enough, can alter the gait of running and direction changes. As a result, secondary issues can arise. Read more...
Better to rest. A bone contusion is usually very painful and swollen. If you continue to play football you risk a second injury or fracture. I would suggest rest, ice , elevation, and compression. Read more...