Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
128 Doctors are Online

Foot injury, rug burn just above ankle, pins and needles sensation under foot. Treatment?

I missed the last couple of steps 5 days ago. My foot went backwards and i heard a snap and have a small rug burn just above my ankle. Went to er and dr and both says no breaks, but when i accidentally put any weight on foot feels liks a thousand pins and needles on the bottom of my foot. What can be causing this? I m off work as I am on my feet 8 hour on a concrete floor. I m 5 4 tall and weigh about 160.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  142
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
If you heard a snap then it is most likely that you have a torn ligament in your ankle. Therefore, you should give rest to the ankle as partial tears of ligaments, also known as sprains are known to heal by themselves if given time and rest. You should not bear any form of weight in that foot and if you want to put on light weight, the ankle should be supported with application of a crepe bandage. Along with that, you need to take analgesics on a regular basis which would decrease the inflammation and help with healing. Keep your affected foot elevated while sleeping and do not keep it dependent when awake.
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor