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Badly sprained ankle treatment

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Dr.   Surendiran Gaj MD

I badly sprained my ankle 7 days ago and have compression bandage on, tripped with crutches and am having more swelling under bandage. Should I leave it on and just apply more ice? Having bad... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Surendiran Gaj ( Geriatics Specialist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

i think i sprained my ankle or tore some ligaments in a boot camp class i took this morning. i ... a couple hours ago. pretty swollen by the outer ankle bone and at the top of the foot there appears ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Vaibhav Gandhi MD

I sprained my ankle months ago and did several weeks of pt, was told the joint capsule has thickened and that's why it crunches, wondering if I can break down the capsule thickness? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD

(taking medicine for both (prescribed by primary doctor)) ). hurt right ankle in the fall. slightly swollen, mostly on right side of ankle. I can bend my ankle up and down and left and right with... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Harish Naik MD

my wife has a sprained ankle for over 2 weeks.. the recovery is very slow.. any specific tips on having faster recovery? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harish Naik ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Pvssmjagannadham MD

I badly sprained my ankle on Sunday. It had an X-ray and he said it wasn t broken. I have grade 2 ... is improving slowly but is still very limited. I have bruising and swelling all over my foot and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pvssmjagannadham ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

i have a sprained ankle anterior tiba fibular ligament from Jan 2nd. It was doing very well - little to no swellling I had to ski on it 2 weeks ago for 2 hrs and it was not too bad - I run a ski ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli MD

Hi, badly sprained ankle 2 weeks ago playing rugby. Had xray within 3 hours of doing it and doc said no break. Ankle still swollen, on crutches, still painful can t move it and swelling covers... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Albana Sejdini MD

and probably a sprained ankle on the same side. Also I have a bad back . My neck is very tight and can t turn ... fibromyalgia and osteoporosis. I am 35yrs old. 5 4 115lbs What could possible injuries... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I went to an er for a sprained ankle.. they took xrays but the Dr didn t even examine me and just sent me home with an ace bandage. I work with med students on a daily basis and they can t believe it ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Karl Logan MD

cold temperature or compresses are good for sprained ankles with elevation and rest. antiinflammatory medication can help with the pain.

Dr.      Nidhi Setia MD

yes.do hot compresses

Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Hi, Thanks for writing in. You may follow RICE treatment. Rest Ice pack application Compression of affected part with crepe bandage Elevation of ankle while lying in bed using pillows Hope this helps