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Heard popping in foot on jump from a distance, have swelling and trouble walking since. Bruising or sprain?

Is my foot sprained? I jumped off a 6ft wall and when I landed I heard my toes pop on my right foot. It didn t hurt that bad until I got home and layed down. Now it hurts to walk and It s a little swollen but I can move my toes. It s just the top of my foot right under my toes hurts to touch. It s not broken. Could it be bruised or sprained?
Asked On : Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query.

From description it seems to be soft tissue injury or ligament injury.

You need an x-ray to rule out any bony injury.

I suggest you to consult an orthopaedician nearby for a detailed examination. You may get the X-ray of the area affected under his/her guidance.

Beside icing and elevating it, you can take anti-inflammatory drug like motrin to reduce pain and inflammation. Avoid putting weight and rest well.

Wishing you good health
Dr Saurabh Gupta
Answered: Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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