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Pain in ankle, swollen, less flexibility after getting twisted while playing. How to get relief?

I had hurt my ankle basically it twisted while i was playing basketball i did do anything about it and played with that ankle all day long. this was in February this year n then my ankle was all swollen and now it is fine but i don t feel the same flexibility now as compared to the other ankle and also it pains on even a bit of twist. What should I do about it??
Asked On : Sat, 7 Jul 2012
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Welcome to HCM

it appears that you had a ligament injury

you need physiotherapy to get you flexibility back.
you may need an mri if there is excess limitation of movement
you can do the following exercise,move the foot up and down ,then side to side then you can do rotation of ankle,continue for 10-15 minutes
take care

Answered: Sat, 7 Jul 2012
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