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Persisting ankle pain, difficulty in walking after taking sufficient rest, using cloth band. What can reduce pain?

sir, i m 23 yr old male.when i m jumping from stairs my anckle got injured but not fracture .it was hapend 3 months back .when i approached doctor he told me to give some rest for my injured leg .Though i used cloth band for 3 weeks ,still it gives pain when i walk for 10 min.what shall i do to redude this pain and suggest some exercises to anckle .
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Hello. Welcome to hcm
You might have sprained the ligament in ankle which is causing you so much of discomfort. As ankle is complex joint,sprain of ligament causes long term effects. Your ankle might have got weak due to sprain. Pain still persistent should be evaluated for any chronic fracture or arthritis developing due to improper treatment.
I advice you to visit orthopedician to rule out any fracture or arthritis. Later you can start exercises to strengthen your ankle. Simple exercise like standing on single foot for a minute each alternatively will help. Sit ups on both legs and then one leg. Also standing on ball of your foot on a staircase and heel outside the staricase and doing up and down movements wil help you improve your ankle power.
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