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8 mos ago bad ankle sprain; Fx r/o. All ok but still swells significantly, esp after lots of walking. Will my ankle always do this? Is there a fix?

See an orthopedic . That is a long time for a simple sprain to heal. You likely will need to see an orthopedic doctor to rule out ligament tear or injury. A plain x-ray usually does not show soft tissue injury. Read more...
I think so. Swelling that persists for more than three months may be a sign of trouble. A bone chip or bruised bone may be irritating synovium and make it secrete fluid. Elevate the ankle at night and use elastic ankle support in the morning and see if the swelling will go away after a while. If persist see a specialist. Read more...

Can walking when its really painful on a badly sprained ankle make it worse?

YES! If it's really painful and getting worse, see a podiatrist or foot/ankle trained orthopedist. Something may be broken or torn. Undertreated ankle problems can linger forever. Sincerely, Dr. Latva. Read more...

Sprained ankle pretty badly 8 weeks ago. While pain is improving and I'm almost walking normally, my ankle still swells up during the day, is that OK?

Reinjury. If you didn't let your ankle heal properly with rest for several weeks, most likely it didn't heal completely and everytime you walk, the inflammation comes back. I would see an orthopedic doctor. Read more...
Yes. It's very common to have increasing swelling throughout the day for weeks or months after an injury to the soft tissues. Gravity is your enemy; put it up high whenever you can. A wrap during the day is ok too. Read more...

My heal is hurting what should I do? About 3 months ago I rolled my ankle on the tile falling from the stairs. I have been attending physical therapy. They said it was just an ankle sprain and my toes would get numb. Now my heal hurts so bad I can hardly

You . You absolutely should get it x-rayed to make sure you don't have a stress fracture. That being said, your choice of the words "on fire" and "numb" make me suspect a nerve injury. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a possibility, but this usually comes on gradually, not right after trauma. You may have a nerve impingement, or something called neuropraxia, which is when a nerve gets stretched suddenly, which you might have done when you fell. Your first order of business is to get whatever is causing your pain diagnosed. You can either go to a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon, have an x-ray, and see about the condition of the nerves in your foot & ankle. Good luck! Read more...
You may have. Developed plantar fascitis from changing your gait from the ankle injury. Wear supportive footwear, consider an arch support, and let them give you therapy to the heel region. Stretching excercises of the achilles are beneficial. Read more...
Many possibilities. Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as, infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. Read more...