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Having twisted ankle & foot pain. it hurts to walk on it as well.

Today my husband was running and said he felt like he twisted his ankle, it twisted outward and now the outer side of foot is swollen and hurts when there s pressure. it hurts to walk on it as well.
Asked On : Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist 's  Response
welcum to healthcaremagic
seems to be a sprain/strain
u hv to follow RICE PROTOCOL
C---compression by bandages
E----elevation of the ankle joint
for 48 hrs after tht u tk ultrasound therapy for 5-7 sittings . ultrasound will provide u proper healing.
definitely ur problem will cum down.
thnx for choosing healthcaremagic
tk cr
Answered: Tue, 10 May 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Arif. K. Kaware's  Response
he may have suffered sprain;tell him to take rest & restrict movement of his ankle;give him some painkiller which will ease pain.As injury is fresh tell him to apply ice today & tomorrow.
Answered: Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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Please consult an Orthopaedician as a ligament injury or fracture has to be ruled out. If so he'll require an Xray. The type of fracture will decide the need for surgery. If a ligament injury, he'll be on a walking plaster cast, leg elevation over a pillow, analgesics and rest.
Better avoid bearing weight over that foot till the pain subsides. he could use elbow crutches. Elevation over a pillow will take care of the swelling.
Answered: Sun, 8 May 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
take an xray of thejoint.if ligament sprain is there then plaster cast to be put and anlgesics given.if fracture then surgical method may be needed.give full rest to that part. take care.
Answered: Mon, 9 May 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
thanks for choosing health care majic.there must be sprain of ankle.In this case muscle fibers get torn so there is swelling and pain.Apply some ice packs to painful area,wear elastocrep bandage,the pink one like socks in that foot.Take some analgesics for pain and swelling for minimum 3 not apply weight of body for one day .It should be fine.otherwise see your doctor for Xray as per his advise.
Answered: Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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