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Bruising on the ankle post rolling the ankle badly, pain in the foot arch, difficulty in walking. How can I fix this?

I rolled my ankle really bad 2 weeks ago playing in a basketball game and i couldnt walk on it for 3 to 4 days. Now the swelling has mostly gone down but there is still a little bruising on the outside of my ankle. But now all the pain is in the arch of my foot . It hurts to walk still and I cant even jog. What can i do to fix this? What is wrong with my foot?
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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Hi.. wakekiman... If there is excessive swelling , bruises after injury, then need to get x ray to rule out fracture... but already 2 weeks ago , hence less chances of fracture.... The above symptoms are suggestive of Ligament injury... it will take 3 to 4 weeks to heal completely...

Take care..
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